Woman critically injured after being struck by vehicle in downtown Seattle

VIDEO: Driver in custody after hitting woman

Police are investigating after a 57-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle in downtown Seattle on Tuesday.

Police said witnesses called 911 at about 2 p.m. to report that a woman had been struck by a vehicle at the intersection of First Avenue and Pine Street.

When officers arrived, they found a woman with a severe head injury. She was taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition.

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An 86-year-old driver was taken into custody for investigation of vehicular assault.

Detectives are continuing their investigation.

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