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KIRO TV: Man biking in Federal Way seriously injured in collision, person driving arrested

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A man in his 30s was seriously injured in Federal Way late Friday morning, KIRO TV reports.

He was biking in the 28600 block of Military Rd S when he was struck by a person witnesses described as driving recklessly.

The collision occurred shortly before 11 a.m. Police conducted a drug and alcohol evaluation of the 31-year-old man who was behind the wheel at the time. They then placed him under arrest.

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We have no updated information about the victim’s condition, but we send him our best wishes for a quick and full recovery.

The collision comes as Federal Way residents are launching a new neighborhood greenways group aimed at making streets safer for people of all ages to get around by walking and biking. Here’s a video released last week about the effort:

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3 responses to “KIRO TV: Man biking in Federal Way seriously injured in collision, person driving arrested”

  1. Yates

    I use to cycle Military to the Tukwila Light Rail station. It’s about a 6 miles (Des Moines + Military) commute. Military was so scary I opted to cycle the 15 miles to work instead. There are druggies, drunks, blind driveways and brainless rabid drivers and no police, no bike path/sharrow. I also doubt few of these drivers have insurance, would be shocked to learn they even have licenses.

    Wishing the cyclist peace and healing.

    1. B

      Unfortunately the only thing in your list the police have a problem with is if someone who hits another person is blind drunk.

  2. O

    From the pictures on Kiro, it looks like the car was a Civic Si with multiple customizations–probably thought he was a real hotshot. Hope the rider is ok; hopefully justice is served.

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