• Postal carrier injured in Belltown hit-and-run

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    SEATTLE - Police have taken into custody a suspect in a hit-and-run collision in Belltown.

     

    A postal carrier was "pinched" between his mail van and another car at Second Avenue and Blanchard, the Fire Department said on its Twitter account.

     

    The letter carrier, a man in his 50s, was taken to Harborview Medical Center with lower body injuries.  He was in stable condition, firefighters said.

     

    Medics also evaluated a 17-year-old female pedestrian who saw the collision and chased after a car. She was either bumped or dragged by a car causing minor scrapes and bumps, firefighters said.

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