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Dad from Philippines critically injured in collision at MLK/Graham + How you can help – UPDATED

UPDATE 1/22: Family reports on his GoFundMe page that Ronacin died Saturday evening after more than a week in Intensive Care: Today has been by far the most hardest day for us. Ronacin passed away this evening at 7:50 pm … Continue reading

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Juries side with two people severely injured while biking in Seattle

Juries in two separate cases that concluded in recent weeks awarded large sums to people injured while biking in Seattle. Thyce Colyn, 51, was awarded $38 million after a jury found Standard Parking fully liable for a 2012 collision near … Continue reading

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Man biking in NE Seattle seriously injured – UPDATED

UPDATE 9/21: Seattle Police say there is not yet evidence that this was a hit and run, as KOMO reported. Traffic collision investigators are still working the case and do not have more details at this time. UPDATE 2: Rollin … Continue reading

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Man killed and woman seriously injured in shared-bike collision with bus

A man and woman sharing a bike collided with a Sound Transit bus at 5th and Main at 10:40 p.m. Saturday night. The woman was seriously injured, but conscious at the scene. The man died. Our condolences to his friends … Continue reading

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Person biking critically injured in collision at 65th and Ravenna Blvd- UPDATED

A 48-year-old man biking in Ravenna was critically injured in a collision with someone driving a King County Metro VanPool vehicle this morning on NE 65th Street near Ravenna Boulevard. Though few details have been released, Seattle Police say the … Continue reading

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Missing Link claims another victim ahead of tonight’s Ballard safe streets open house

This morning, the train tracks on the Burke-Gilman Trail Missing Link claimed yet another victim. Reader Ted came across a woman who took a very bad spill in the same spot so many people have crashed before her. After helping … Continue reading

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Man biking in Bellevue catches his own scary hit and run on video

Dan Scarf was in a pretty “mundane” part of his bike commute home to his wife and three kids on a street marked for 25 mph and calmed with speed humps when someone driving a black Ford F150 struck him … Continue reading

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Police searching for hit-and-run suspect who injured man biking in Issaquah

Police are searching for the person who struck and injured a man biking in Issaquah Wednesday morning and fled the scene. Though he was hauled off to the hospital on a stretcher, Dave Anderson escaped the collision with minor injuries. … Continue reading

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Woman biking critically injured in Bellevue collision, person driving flees

Someone driving an unknown vehicle struck a woman biking in Bellevue this morning, critically injuring her. The suspect left the woman in critical condition on the side of the road and fled the scene without even calling for help. The … Continue reading

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Seattle traffic deaths up in 2015, but serious injuries are down

Twenty people died in Seattle traffic last year, up from 2014’s total of 17 and above the trend the city needs to achieve zero traffic deaths by 2030, one of the city’s Vision Zero goals. Mayor Ed Murray did not mention … Continue reading

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KOMO: Man injured in terrifying hit and run wants person responsible to apologize

A person driving a white Subaru wagon (Legacy or Outback) took a wide, fast turn into a Kirkland parking lot and stuck John Sullivan who was riding his bike the morning of January 22. But that was just the beginning. … Continue reading

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Man biking hits person in crosswalk on the Ave, both seriously injured

A man in his 20s biking on the Ave collided with a man in his 40s walking in a crosswalk Thursday evening, sending both people to the hospital. When Medics transported them shortly after 4:30 p.m., the man walking had … Continue reading

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Man biking at Rainier/Jackson seriously injured in collision with Metro bus

Police are investigating a collision Monday morning that sent a 26-year-old man on a bike to Harborview with life-threatening injuries. A Metro trolly bus and the injured man collided shortly before 8 a.m. A reader reported (caution: graphic images) that … Continue reading

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Sally Clark struck person biking in Tacoma + Why she should become leader for safe streets

Seattle City Councilmember Sally Clark was driving in Tacoma looking for a church when she made a left turn directly into the path of someone biking back in May 2012. Steve Fairbanks had the right of way and had no … Continue reading

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After 2 collisions at same 2nd Ave parking garage, city makes changes

After the second person in just one week was injured by a person turning across the 2nd Ave protected bike lane into a parking garage between Pike and Union, the city has made changes to improve visibility. Most early efforts … Continue reading

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One of too many

This story is a bit longer than a typical post on this site. Brandon reached out to me after Sher Kung died and said he wanted people to know what life is like for all those people who are critically … Continue reading

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This must end. Child hit ‘like a dog’ by two people who both kept driving in Rainier Valley

A seven-year-old girl is in serious condition in the Harborview ICU after she was struck by two different cars on MLK at S Genesee Street last night. “They hit her like a dog. Just ran over her, not stopping, no … Continue reading

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Two people driving strike kids on bikes in Georgetown

Two different people driving struck two boys who were biking near Georgetown Playfield Monday afternoon, according to police. An eight-year-old was struck while crossing Airport Way at Corson Ave and the Lucile Street overpass around 3:30 p.m. His 12-year-old friend … Continue reading

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Man on bike tour struck near Shelton + Touring couple’s bikes stolen in Mount Vernon

Bike touring is an amazing way to see a place, and touring in Washington State is among the best in the country. But two international groups on long bike trips ran into some terrible situations in the Puget Sound region … Continue reading

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26-year-old recovering after scary collision with semi in Sodo

Firefighters had to use emergency airbags to free a 26-year-old who was struck and trapped under a semi truck near 4th and Spokane in Sodo Monday. Images from the scene are frightening, and Seattle Police describe the victim’s injuries as … Continue reading

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