Pedestrian seriously injured in hit-and-run in Everett

He was expected to survive. A 31-year-old woman was later booked into jail as a suspect.

EVERETT — A pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit-and-run in Everett Friday night, police say.

Everett police responded just after 7 p.m. to the 4700 block of Colby Avenue to reports of a man being hit by a vehicle. He was transported to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett with what were described as life-threatening injuries. The 39-year-old man’s condition improved overnight and he was expected to survive, police noted on Saturday.

Traffic safety detectives followed a tip that led them to a damaged 2011 Chevy Cruze in the 1600 block of Virginia Avenue. According to a statement from Everett police, a 31-year-old woman admitted she hit a pedestrian and drove off. She was booked into the Snohomish County Jail for investigation of a hit and run and driving with a suspended license.

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