Woman critically injured in possible hit-and-run in Burien

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on November 5, 2012 at 7:52 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 5 at 11:15 PM

Police are investigating a possible hit and run in Burien.

It happened at about 5:40 p.m. Monday at Southwest 152nd St. and 6th Ave. SW in downtown Burien.

Witnesses said they saw a gray van swerve and then they found a woman lying in the street..

Police say she was transported to the hospital with very critical injuries. 

Police are trying to figure out if she had been hit by a car, or perhaps suffered some health condition and fell to the ground, possibly being hit by a car as she was lying in the street.

The owner of “A Place for Pets” pet store said the woman had just left his store after buying a couple of crickets. He said she is a regular customer who comes in every two weeks to buy crickets for a pet tarantula.

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