Crime

Pedestrian hit in Auburn by suspected drunken driver

A pedestrian in a crosswalk on the ramp to westbound state Route 18 from Auburn Way South in Auburn was injured early Monday after he was struck by a suspected drunken driver, police said.
A pedestrian in a crosswalk on the ramp to westbound state Route 18 from Auburn Way South in Auburn was injured early Monday after he was struck by a suspected drunken driver, police said. Courtesy

A pedestrian was injured early Monday after he was struck by a suspected drunken driver while crossing a road in Auburn, police said.

The man was in a crosswalk on the ramp to westbound state Route 18 from Auburn Way South when he was hit about 1:30 a.m.

Officers arrested the driver, who they believe was intoxicated.

The victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with injuries to his face.

Stacia Glenn: 253-597-8653

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