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Drunk Pedestrian Killed in Crash

A drunken pedestrian was injured in a car accident Thursday afternoon in Auburn, according to news reports.

The pedestrian accident occurred when the 31-year-old man was reportedly trying to cross five lanes of traffic near a gas station in the 1700 block of Auburn Way North when he was hit by the car just after 2 p.m.

The man was seriously injured in the crash and had to be airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to news reports.

Officers said it appeared the pedestrian was drunk, which lead to the collision.

The driver likely won’t face any charges for hitting the man. According to the Washington State Patrol.

As an Everett personal injury lawyer, I’m saddened to hear about this pedestrian accident. My condolences go out to this man’s friends and family during this difficult time. I urge pedestrians to only cross the street at marked crosswalks to ensure their safety. I’m glad to hear the driver wasn’t at fault for this collision and no charges will be made.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, contact a personal injury lawyer in Everett.