Two Girls Seriously Injured in Rainier Beach Collision

Two girls were seriously injured today after they were struck by a car near Rainier Beach. The collision happened just after 1 p.m.

The two girls were crossing the road at Rainier Avenue and South Henderson Street when they were struck by a motorist driving a sedan. The driver stopped and was interviewed by police.

Seattle Fire Department medics provided emergency care and transported the girls to Harborview Medical Center for further treatment.

The ten year old girl’s condition is life threatening. The nine year old girl’s condition is serious but not life threatening.

SPD’s Traffic Collision detectives responded to the scene to process the collision site and investigate the incident.

This information is preliminary and subject to change as the investigation proceeds.