Child hospitalized after being struck by car in Magnolia

SEATTLE -- Multiple people were taken to the hospital, and a man is in custody after he reportedly careened his vehicle into pedestrians and caused a crash in Seattle's Magnolia neighborhood Sunday.

The Seattle Police Department said it started on the 2500 block of  West Dravus Street when the suspect drove off the road while trying to pass a slower vehicle.

In the process, he hit a young child on a sidewalk.

The child was taken to Harborview Medical Center with serious injuries. He's expected to recover.

Officials said the suspect continued driving down the street and rear-ended another vehicle, sending a woman, 49, and a 16-year-old passenger to the hospital. They're both expected to be OK.

The suspect then crashed the car he was driving into a light pole near the intersection of 22nd Avenue West and West Dravus Street, damaging the pole.

He was taken to Harborview with injuries. After being evaluated, officials determined he was showing signs of impairment.

He was arrested for multiple counts of vehicular assault and will be booked into King County Jail.

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