ISSAQUAH,Wash - Police are searching for a suspected driver involved in a hit-and-run in Issaquah, seriously injuring a pedestrian.
The incident happened near Front St. S. and Second Ave. in Issaquah around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Issaquah Police Cmdr. Paula Schwan told Q13 News that a man in his 40s or 50s and his spouse were walking along a sidewalk in the area when a driver, driving recklessly, hit the man.
Schwan said the victim was found unconscious, but breathing and taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries.
The suspect left the vehicle at a location a couple of blocks from the incident and ran. Police and K9s are searching for the suspect. The suspect is a 6-foot, 250 pounds, white male with a yellow reflective jacket, blue jeans, baseball hat and green backpack on.
Roads in the area have been reduced to one lane with alternating traffic.
This is an ongoing investigation and a developing story.