Woman in wheelchair struck by car in Edmonds

EDMONDS — A woman using a motorized wheelchair was taken to a Seattle hospital Tuesday afternoon after being struck by a car in an Edmonds intersection.

The woman, 79, was hit as she crossed the intersection at 76th Avenue W and Highway 99. She was taken to Harborview Medical Center.

The driver, 20, stopped and waited with the woman until medics arrived.

A stretch of 76th Avenue W along with part of Highway 99 were closed for medics to help the woman and for the Edmonds Police Traffic Unit to investigate.

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