Pedestrian seriously injured in collision with vehicle

Police seeking witnesses or anyone with information

PORT ANGELES — An unidentified pedestrian was airlifted to a Seattle hospital after a collision that was reported between him and a car, according to the Port Angels Police Chief.

The collision was on U.S. Highway 101 near Cherry and Oak streets at about 8:55 p.m. Saturday, said Chief Brian Smith in a press release.

Officers and emergency medical technicians from the Port Angeles Fire Department said they found a seriously injured male who appeared to have been struck by a vehicle. Paramedics initiated advanced life support and the man was taken to Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles which transferred him to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

The driver of the involved vehicle is cooperating with the investigation, Smith said, adding that the State Patrol is assisting with reconstruction of the collision.

Investigators are working to establish where the pedestrian was when he was stuck by the vehicle and other factors regarding the collision.

Anyone who might have any information regarding this event and who has not talked with law enforcement is asked to call PAPD at 360 452 4545, Ext/ 1 and ask to speak with an officer.

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