Unidentified Woman Fatally Struck by Metro-Bus near Battery Street

SEATTLE, WA (November 14, 2023) – Saturday afternoon, a metro-bus accident on 5th Avenue resulted in the death of one woman. The incident transpired around 3:30 p.m., near Battery Street on November 4th. The circumstances surrounding the accident are currently under investigation.

The driver of a red sedan collided with a Metro bus carrying multiple passengers, causing the bus to collide with a female pedestrian standing outside a building. The woman sustained severe injuries, and medics pronounced her dead at the scene. Her identity has not been disclosed by authorities at this time.

In the aftermath, the bus driver and 10 passengers suffered injuries, with one individual in critical condition. Simultaneously, the driver of the red sedan was trapped in the vehicle, requiring firefighters to extricate him.

He was subsequently transported to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition. As part of cleanup and preliminary procedures, the sedan driver underwent evaluation for impairment. An active investigation into the incident is ongoing, and further details are awaited.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased woman. May you find comfort and strength during this time.

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