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February 17, 2015 at 10:07 AM

Knocked off Oregon bridge, motorcyclist in critical condition

The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. — A 73-year-old Salem motorcyclist is reported in critical condition after a traffic accident that threw him from a bridge into the Willamette River. Police say William Chamberland Jr. was trying to change lanes on the Marion Street bridge Monday when his motorcycle collided with a van. The bike hit the barrier on…

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July 15, 2014 at 8:46 AM

Motorcyclist hospitalized after South Lake Union crash

A 25-year-old motorcyclist has been hospitalized with critical injuries after a collision with a car in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, said Seattle police spokesman Sgt. Sean Whitcomb. The 8:02 a.m. crash, which occurred in the 1900 block of Westlake Avenue North, sent the motorcyclist through the windshield of the car. The motorcyclist, who was unconscious after the…

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November 20, 2013 at 4:26 PM

Motorcycle officer hurt in crash on Monday still hospitalized

A Seattle police motorcycle officer who was seriously injured in a collision Monday morning in the Sodo neighborhood remains in serious condition in the intensive care unit at Harborview Medical Center. The officer was riding west on South Lander Street at Third Avenue South around 9 a.m. when the driver of a 2011 Subaru Forester made a U-turn…

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November 18, 2013 at 12:21 PM

Report: State trooper’s death caused by multiple factors

Trooper Sean O’Connell The collision that resulted in the death of Washington State Patrol Trooper Sean O’Connell in Skagit County in May was a “tragic accident” caused by multiple factors, according to the State Patrol.“There was no one single cause for this tragedy,”  Capt. Charles LeBlanc, commander of the Patrol’s Criminal Investigation Division, wrote…

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November 17, 2013 at 10:16 AM

Driver leaves scene of accident and man with broken leg

A motorcyclist was taken to Harborview Medical Center to be treated for a broken leg after a car ran into him and left the scene, Seattle police report. About 8:15 p.m. Saturday, the rider was stopped at a red light, facing south on West Marginal Way South, waiting to turn onto South Holden Street. A dark-charcoal-gray…

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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…

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September 28, 2013 at 8:00 PM

Bothell man killed in motorcycle crash on I-5 in Federal Way

A 42-year-old Bothell man was killed early today after he lost control of his motorcycle on a northbound lane of Interstate 5, near the South 320th Street exit in Federal Way, according to the Washington State Patrol. William Albert Bissell was driving his Harley Davidson motorcycle in the carpool lane at about 4:54 a.m. today when the accident occurred….

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July 31, 2013 at 9:11 AM

Motorcyclists from Ephrata die in Montana crash

Billings, Mont.  (AP) — Two Washington state residents were killed and two others were injured in a motorcycle crash in Eastern Montana. The Montana Highway Patrol says a 57-year-old man and his 55-year-old female passenger were eastbound on U.S. Highway 12 in Rosebud County Tuesday afternoon when they struck a trailer being pulled by a motorcycle…

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June 2, 2013 at 1:30 PM

Funeral procession for trooper killed in motorcycle crash

Trooper Sean M. O’Connell, who was killed while on duty Friday evening when his motorcycle was struck by another vehicle, is brought to the Solie Funeral Home in Everett by a police escort on Sunday afternoon. Hundreds of officers  joined the motorcade from Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon to Everett. (Photo by Mike Siegel…

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