One person dead after car hits pedestrian - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

One person dead after car hits pedestrian

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police have corrected information they released earlier about the conditions of two people involved in a car accident at Assembly and Northwest Blvd. The driver of the car died.  The woman who was stuck by the car while on a sidewalk is still in critical condition.  The crash happened just before noon, Friday and has closed a portion of Assembly.  Police say a car left the roadway, striking a female pedestrian who was on a sidewalk.

The driver of the car, a man in his seventies, was headed southbound on Assembly, left the roadway just south of Wellesley, and struck the woman who was on a sidewalk. Emergency crews on scene believe the driver of the car may have suffered a heart attack.  Both victims were initially transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

Traffic Investigators closed Assembly from Wellesley to Northwest Blvd. for about 3 hours Friday while they investigated the incident.

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