Driver strikes woman with vehicle after altercation in downtown Spokane

<p><p>A woman was injured and taken to the hospital after another woman intentionally struck her with a vehicle Wednesday afternoon in downtown Spokane, according to police.</p></p><p><p>The Spokane Police Department stated in a news release that the two women argued before the collision and then one of them started walking north on Browne Street. The other woman is suspected of driving a vehicle the wrong way on Browne, striking the woman she had been in an altercation with and then hitting a concrete structure around 12:30 p.m. near the intersection of Browne and Pacific Avenue. </p></p><p><p>The woman who was struck was taken to a local hospital for treatment and the driver was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.</p></p><p><p>Police said the collision was likely deliberate and that criminal charges for the driver are forthcoming. The incident caused traffic delays in the area, said Spokane police Cpl. Nick Briggs.</p></p><p><p>Anyone who witnessed the collision and who has not spoken with investigators is asked to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233, reference incident No. 2021-20197916.</p></p>