Colby Closed At 47th After Car Hits Person In Road And Flees

October 16, 2020

Police Blotter

Editor’s Update Saturday 10:00 AM. This morning Everett Police issued the following update:
Just after 7 p.m. on October 16th, officers responded to the 4700 block of Colby Ave on the report of a hit and run collision where a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle. Arriving officers found an injured man with what were believed to be life-threatening injuries. The male was transported to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett and Traffic Safety detectives responded to investigate.

During the investigation a tip was received about the involved vehicle. Officers responded to the 1600 block of Virginia Ave where they located a damaged 2011 Chevy Cruze. A 31 year-old female was contacted and she admitted to hitting a pedestrian and driving off. The female was arrested and booked into the Snohomish County Jail on probable cause for hit and run and driving with a suspended license.

The condition of the 39 year-old pedestrian improved overnight and he is expected to survive.

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You can see damage on the driver’s side of the car.

Editor’s Update 9:40 PM: Everett Police have located the car believed to have been involved in the crash and a woman has been detained. The car was located in an alley in north Everett. The investigation is ongoing. Colby reopened at 9:40 PM. There is no update on the injuries to the person who was hit.
Hit and Run

An Everett Police Sergeant looks at debris believed to have come from the car that left the scene.

Initial report 7:50 PM: Detectives with the Everett Police Traffic Safety Unit have closed Colby Avenue from the 4700 to 4900 block after a person in the roadway was struck by a car that left the scene. Everett Police say the person who was hit has life-threatening injuries and was taken by a medic unit to Providence Regional Medical Center. The crash happened shortly after 7:00 PM. No further details are available at this time. We’ll update when we have more information.



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