Police searching for suspect following hit-and-run in Lake Ballinger area

The crash scene, at the intersection of State Route 104 and 244th Street Southwest near Panera restaurant. (Photo courtesy Edmonds police)

Edmonds police Saturday night were searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck two vehicles near the Panera restaurant in the Lake Ballinger neighborhood and fled the scene just before 8 p.m.

According to Edmonds police spokesperson Cmdr. Josh McClure, a 63-year-old woman in one of the vehicles that was struck was transported to Swedish Edmonds with minor injuries. Another victim, a 62-year-old man, declined aid.

The suspect — who is possibly armed — is being sought for felony hit-and-run, eluding and a firearm violation. He is described as a Black male, 5 feet, 11 inches tall and 150 lbs., weaering a green camouflage jacket or sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Anyone who sees the suspect is asked to call 911.

We’ll provide more details as they become available.



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