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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.

Comments | Topics: Lake City Way Northeast, motorcycle accident, Seattle Police


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