Monique Cotton, Director of Communication and Public Information, 509.363.8285
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 1:21 p.m.
Spokane Police are investigating an auto/pedestrian collision that occurred earlier today near the intersection of 2nd Ave. and Browne. The pedestrian was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Today, 11/26/14, at approximately 11 a.m., Spokane Police received a report of an auto/pedestrian collision near the intersection of 2nd Ave. and Browne. Initial reports indicate a white SUV was traveling west on 2nd Ave. and turned south on Browne, striking an adult male pedestrian in the crosswalk. The male pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries.
The Northern Kentucky basketball team and staff, in the team bus, were in the area of the incident, on their way to practice for tonight's game at Eastern Washington University. Two members of the staff, including the team trainer, exited the bus and rendered aid to the pedestrian. The pedestrian was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Investigation into this incident is ongoing. Roads near the intersection of 2nd Ave. and Browne are expected to re-open within the next half hour.