Yakima pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by car

Yakima pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by car
Image credit: Yakima Police Department, Twitter

YAKIMA, Wash. — A woman is in critical condition after she was struck by a car at the intersection of 40th Ave and Tieton Dr on Monday afternoon.

Officials from the Yakima Police Department first announced the collision on Twitter shortly before 2:00 p.m. Police asked community members to steer clear of the area while local authorities investigated the accident.

At 3:50 p.m., Yakima Police announced that the roadway at 40th Ave and Tieton Drive was cleared to the public. Family identified the victim as 26-year-old Carollee Fisher. As of 1 p.m. Tuesday, she is in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Authorities noted that the driver who struck her is a 64-year-old man.

Police say that intoxicants did not play a factor in the collision. However, the collision remains under investigation by local authorities.

This is a breaking news story. An update or follow-up will be issued when more information becomes available from local authorities.

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