Car plows into 4 pedestrians in downtown Seattle; driver arrested

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SEATTLE -- Police arrested a woman accused of crashing into a crowd of people on a sidewalk in downtown Seattle.

Investigators say the 27-year-old driver hit the pedestrians around 1:30 a.m. at Denny Way and Wall St. and then kept driving for several blocks until crashing at Wall St. and Western Ave.

Police say the driver did not stop to check on the pedestrians who were standing in a median when they were hit. Officers found a white Scion with a smashed windshield more than five blocks away.

The driver was taken into custody. Investigators said she showed signs of intoxication.

One of the victims suffered a serious head injury while another had a broken leg.

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