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'Luckily, none of us are dead': Man, 10-year-old boy injured in Seattle hit-and-run

Two people were taken to the hospital in stable condition after they were hit by a car. The driver fled the scene.

SEATTLE — Sierra Waff is still comprehending what happened when the driver of a vehicle almost took everything from her while she was walking with her son in Seattle Monday morning.

A man and a 10-year-old boy, Waff's son, were taken to the hospital after being hit by a car while crossing the street in the Chinatown/International District before 8 a.m.

The driver fled the scene, according to a Seattle Police Department spokesperson.

The two were taken to the hospital in stable condition, according to a Seattle Fire Department spokesperson. They are recovering from non-life-threatening injuries, according to SPD.

Traffic collision detectives are investigating the case, and an SPD spokesperson said they would work until they made an arrest.

After the crash, police activity blocked one lane of traffic on South Jackson Street for less than an hour. The lane has since reopened.

"Just to take off after you hit a 10-year-old boy. You don't even know if you took his life, he could've been dead. I could be childless," she said.

The driver missed Waff by inches, she said. 

Several people nearby called 911 to report the vehicle's license plate, according to Waff. 

"Anyone doing that, their intention ... is I want to kill some people today. Luckily, none of us are dead," she said.

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