Updated Monday morning: Police are still searching for the suspect involved in this accident. They say the suspect was driving an unreported stolen vehicle when the accident happened. He was “bleeding profusely from the head and face,” the SPD Blotter states.
Updated Sunday: A car driving down N 39th St. collided with a SUV at Fremont Ave., and the resulting crash injured two pedestrians, witnesses say. The driver of the Chevy Nova, bloodied in the crash, ran away from the scene. Witnesses say he was last seen running down N 39th to Dayton.
The accident happened at 11:30 Sunday morning. Witnesses say one pedestrian suffered major injuries from flying debris, and another sustained minor injuries. Two people in the SUV were injured, as well as a passenger in the Nova. A total of four people were taken to the hospital.
Witnesses tell us the Nova drove through a red light. Police are searching for the driver, who’s wanted in the hit and run. He’s described as a man with black hair in a ponytail, wearing a red shirt, with a significant amount of blood on him. If you see the suspect, you’re asked to call 911.
Officers are following up on several leads, including a Ballard address on the car registration as well as a walk-in patient at Harborview Medical Center, but so far no confirmation of an arrest.
Update: Police now believe the car was stolen. (Thanks, Silver for the tips!)