Man critically injured in possible hit-run; Renton police seek witnesses
By DEAN RADFORD
Renton Reporter Editor
May 2, 2012 · Updated 11:39 AM
A 54-year-old man was taken to Harborview Medical Center Tuesday morning with life-threatening injuries after he was possibly hit by a vehicle on Sunset Boulevard Northeast, according to the Renton Police Department.
Multiple passersby called 911 to report the man laying on Sunset near Hoquiam Avenue Northeast at about 5:50 a.m. Tuesday.
The Police Department is investigating the injury as a possible hit-and-run accident, based on the man's "significant injuries," said Detective Robert Onishi, a police spokesman.
However, he said, "we don't know that for certain."
That's why investigators are asking that anyone who saw a hit-and-run accident or the man prior to police arrival call the Police Department at 425-430-7500 and refer to case No. 12-4424.
The intersection of Sunset and Hoquiam is just east of the Sunset commercial area in the east Highlands, out of view of most houses.Contact Renton Reporter Editor Dean Radford at email@example.com or 1-425-255-3484 (ext 5050).