Police seek semi driver after pedestrian struck on Meridian

Bellingham police are hoping to track down the driver of a semi truck that struck a woman crossing Meridian Street in the early morning hours of Friday, Jan. 29. The woman, 39, “appears to have walked into the side” of the northbound semi’s trailer as she crossed the street eastward mid-block in the 4200 block of Meridian Street , according to a press release sent out by Bellingham police Thursday evening . Police suspect the semi driver likely didn’t know the woman had been hit.