Pedestrian hit by motorcycle during Cinco de Mayo party downtown - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Pedestrian hit by motorcycle during Cinco de Mayo party downtown

SPOKANE, Wash.- One person is recovering in a Spokane area hospital with non-life-threatening injures after being hit by a motorcyclist driving through downtown Spokane.  

It happened during the midst of a Cinco de Mayo celebration just after midnight Wednesday when hundreds of people were clogging the downtown streets of Spokane. Police say the pedestrian was not watching for traffic and tried running across Riverside Ave at Howard. The motorcyclist was driving westbound on Riverside and couldn't avoid the pedestrian.  

The two collided in the middle of the street. A short time later the pedestrian was transported to a hospital with what were described as serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries.  

At this time it appears unlikely the motorcyclist will be charged.

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