Teen on bicycle hit in West Seattle

A 15-year-old male in was struck by a car collided with a truck at Delridge Way SW and SW Cloverdale this morning. From the SPD Blotter:

On January 13th, at approximately 7:07 AM, a 15 year old male bicyclist was travelling westbound on SW Cloverdale Street, heading downhill.  At the intersection with Delridge Way SW, the bicyclist did not stop at the stop sign, entered the intersection, and struck the driver’s side door of a 2000 Ford F250 truck, that was travelling south on Delridge.

The bicyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was transported by SFD Medics to Harborview Medical Center with a broken leg and a head injury.

Detectives from the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad (TCIS) responded to the location to process the scene and begin their investigation.  The driver of the truck was evaluated at the scene and there were no indications of any alcohol or drug impairment.  The driver was interviewed and released pending further investigation.

TCIS will handle the follow up investigation.

See West Seattle Blog’s post from this morning.

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2 Responses to Teen on bicycle hit in West Seattle

  1. ecb says:

    sounds more like the truck was hit.

    • Tom Fucoloro says:

      Yes, sorry. Did not mean to indicate who hit who. I changed it to “collided with a truck.” Thanks.

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