Seattle man pleads not guilty to allegedly pushing girlfriend into traffic
November 27, 2012 · 4:11 PM
A 44-year-old Seattle man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to first-degree assault – domestic violence for allegedly pushing his girlfriend into oncoming traffic on Martin Luther King Jr. Way on West Hill Oct. 29.
Fredrick Londale Colvin was also charged with reckless endangerment for allegedly placing drivers at risk who tried to avoid hitting the 44-year-old Seattle woman, according to prosecutors.
The victim was hit by at least one vehicle. She received serious injuries and is now recovering, according to prosecutors.
Colvin is being held on $1 million bail in the King County Jail in downtown Seattle. A case-setting hearing is scheduled for Dec. 11 at the King County Courthouse.
Prosecutors wrote in charging documents that the high bail was appropriate because Colvin is a flight risk and a danger to the victim.