October 5, 2013 at 9:55 AM
Motorcyclist injured seriously in collision on Lake City Way NE
Detectives are investigating a collision last night between a Honda CRV and a motorcycle on Lake City Way Northeast near Northeast 95th Street, Seattle police reported.
The accident happened around 7:30 p.m. The 26-year-old man driving the motorcycle was headed northbound on Lake City Way Northeast and the 71-year-old woman driving the Honda was southbound, both approaching Northeast 95th. Their vehicles collided as the Honda driver was making a left turn at the intersection, according to the police report.
The motorcyclist was treated at the scene and then transported to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.
The police report said the Honda driver was evaluated by a drug-recognition officer who found no signs of impairment. Police traffic investigators were following up.
Bus service in the area was rerouted temporarily, then restored to normal.
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