Kennewick collision leaves man in critical condition

KENNEWICK, Wash. – A 49-year-old man is in critical condition after being hit by a car in a Kennewick parking lot Thursday night, according to the Kennewick Police Department.

Officers responded to a call just before 5:15 p.m. to report an injury collision in the 1200 block of N Columbia Center Blvd. by Shari’s Restaurant and Ulta Beauty, according to a press release.

Police said when they arrived at the scene, they found a vehicle on top of the victim.

It was at this point that officers and other witnesses sprang into action, removing him from him and then taking life-saving measures until Kennewick Fire Department paramedics arrived, according to the press release.

The 21-year-old driver remained at the scene and was cooperative, officials said.

“At this time, details of the preliminary investigation revealed that this collision had occurred at low speed and that the male victim had been
lying in the parking lot before being run over,” the statement read.

Police said if you saw the incident or have any other information, contact the non-emergency number at 509-628-0333.

The names of the victim and the driver have not been released at this time.

This is breaking news and will be updated accordingly.

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