Tag Archives: collisions

Video: SPD officer hits person biking next to East Precinct wall

A Seattle Police officer driving a police cruiser turned in front of and struck a person biking near the East Precinct Tuesday evening. The 31-year-old man was checked out by Seattle Fire Department medics, but was not transported to the … Continue reading

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Man struck at 5th and Madison, injuries not life-threatening

A 36-year-old man biking at 5th and Madison was struck by a car around 3 p.m. Though emergency responders found him 25 feet from his bicycle, he is “alert and conscious,” and his injuries are not life-threatening, according to the … Continue reading

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Police looking for woman who hit person on bike and fled – UPDATE: Not seriously injured

UPDATE: The Seattle Fire Department says the victim, a man in his 30s, was not seriously injured. No word yet on the search for the suspect. Original story: From SPD: Ofrs investigating hit & run to bicyclist @ Yale Av … Continue reading

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Collision at 14th and Cherry sends man on bike to hospital

A collision at 14th and Cherry shortly before 9:30 p.m. Thursday night sent a 35 year-old man to the hospital with a head injury, police say. The details of the collision are not yet clear. Officers on the scene took … Continue reading

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Person biking seriously injured in collision with van at Pike and Boren

A man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Tuesday morning after colliding with a van at Pike and Boren. According to police, he was riding eastbound westbound on Pike (which is uphill) (UPDATE: Commenter X below said the … Continue reading

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Accidentally saying ‘accident’

For someone who spends this much time and energy thinking and writing about misuse of the term “accident,” how did this happen? In a story about a pedestrian struck by a Volvo on Yesler last week, I referred to the … Continue reading

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SDOT’s 2009 traffic report shows drop in bicycle collision rate

Despite the fact that Seattle’s population is growing, traffic volumes and collisions both went down in 2009. The data was collected by SDOT for their 2009 Traffic Report, which was released last week. Flip through the presentation after the jump.

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Recent bike vs motor vehicle collisions

Here’s a short roundup of some bike collisions involving motor vehicles, as reported recently to BikeWise.org. Some of the collisions are up to a month old, but the reports are new: July 10, 30th Ave NE and 125th NE. “I … Continue reading

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