An 8-year-old-girl remained in serious condition yesterday with multiple injuries as a result of an accident in downtown Woodinville earlier...
An 8-year-old-girl remained in serious condition yesterday with multiple injuries as a result of an accident in downtown Woodinville earlier this month.
The King County Prosecutor’s Office charged Anthony C. Estrada, a maintenance employee at a Sammamish Valley tennis club, with vehicular assault in the incident.
According to the filings, Estrada ran a red light and his 1978 Camaro struck a 2000 Saturn station wagon at Northeast 171st Street and 140th Avenue Northeast on Sept. 8.
The girl in the station wagon suffered critical injuries that included brain swelling, a fractured eye socket and cuts to her eyelids. She was still in the intensive-care unit at Harborview Medical Center yesterday.
Deputies said Estrada tested at .16 in a blood-alcohol examination, twice the legal limit for intoxication.
Estrada has a criminal history dating to the 1990s in California that includes illegal possession of explosives, misdemeanor crimes and a parole violation, the charges noted.
Estrada has pleaded not guilty and is free on $25,000 bail. A case-setting hearing is scheduled for next month.
Philharmonic announces season
The Bellevue Philharmonic has announced its 2005-06 season, with several new features designed to reach a greater audience. The 39th season’s five-concert “Masterworks@Meydenbauer” classical series debuts with “Unfinished Business” Oct. 22-23 at the Theatre at Meydenbauer Center. It will include the orchestra’s first opening-night preconcert party.
The Bellevue Chamber Chorus will accompany the orchestra again for the holiday “Messiah” concert. The third annual Young Artists Debut Concert in the spring will showcase rising young Eastside artists.
Also new for this season is a four-ticket “Flex Pass,” redeemable for any concert during the season. Subscription prices range from $18 to $168. This year, new subscribers receive a 50 percent discount on any package (except for Flex Passes).
For information about the season, call 425-455-4171 or visit www.bellevuephil.org. Subscriptions and single tickets for all shows are available through at 206-325-6500 or at www.ticketwindowonline.com.
Officials name man killed by truck
A man who died Monday after being run over by a garbage truck in Bellevue has been identified as Odell Lark Jr., 53, of Missouri.
Officials have been unable to locate any next of kin.
The King County Medical Examiner’s Office concluded that the death was accidental. Police determined that Lark had been in a Dumpster at a motel along 114th Avenue Southeast when the Dumpster was picked up by a garbage truck and dumped into the back of the truck.
244th Avenue plans to be displayed
Design options for the 244th Avenue improvement project will be on display from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Sunny Hills Elementary, 3200 Issaquah-Pine Lake Road S.E.
The project will add an 800-foot connection between segments of 244th Avenue, and improve the roadway from Southeast Eighth Street to Northeast Eighth Street.
Comments can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Written comments will also be accepted at the meeting.
For more information, visit the project Web site at www.ci.sammamish.wa.us and click on the “projects” tab, or contact Senior Project Engineer Jed Ireland at 425-836-7909.
Seattle Times Eastside bureau