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Someone driving Tuesday morning struck Jerry Scott near Dexter and Denny, then fled the scene, Cascade Bicycle Club reports. The person responsible left Scott, who has biked the route to work for many years, unconscious on the side of the … Continue reading
Reader Jess was biking down 12th Ave near Seattle University around 5:45 p.m. June 8 when she collided with a parked car door, sending her over her handlebars. Her injuries and hospital bills are significant, but the police report says … Continue reading
As Nap Cantwell entered adulthood, his personality began to shine. But now friends and family are mourning the loss of a man they hardly had the chance to know. Cantwell was running late for work when, riding his father’s bike, … Continue reading
It’s been a month of outrageously bad luck for Anne-Marije Rook (AKA the Riding Reporter and editor of the Ballard News Tribune). Weeks after getting doored, someone stole her bike and several belonging to her neighbors. First, she got doored … Continue reading
UPDATE 3/10: Fred passed away March 9. See update below for more. Original post, published 3/6: Fred Rehberger, a racer and mechanic at Northwest Tri and Bike in Kent, was seriously injured earlier this week when a car struck him … Continue reading
A 32 year-old man has life-threatening injuries after an incident while biking on College Way N near North Seattle Community College Thursday afternoon. Police do not yet know what happened and are hoping a witness will come forward. They do … Continue reading
Have fun this weekend, but be safe out there! The Wednesday before Thanksgiving may be the biggest drunk driving night of the year. Judging by the looks of the this photo sent in from Geoff in Wallingford, I’d say somebody … Continue reading
The Seattle PI has tracked down the five spots in Seattle where the most bicycle-car collisions have occurred in recent years. NE 45th Street in front of Dick’s took the top spot, which may surprise some. But I fear that … Continue reading
Shortly after a van owned by the Ambient Control Company struck and killed 39-year-old Kevin Black while he was riding his bicycle in Ballard in February 2009, dozens of friends, family and fellow bicycle riders gathered in Ballard for a … Continue reading
Jeff Word was crossing Valley St at the crosswalk from Terry Ave N into South Lake Union Park the evening of May 18 when a driver ran a red light and struck him and his bicycle. Word reacted quickly and … Continue reading
A man in his 30s was taken to Harborview in critical condition after the driver of a red 1990s minivan struck him and drove away around 7 p.m. Monday. We will update as we learn more. Update 4/12– SPD has … Continue reading
Lan Remme was on a Saturday morning ride to Mercer Island with friends when the unexpected happened. While crossing the Montlake Bridge on the sidewalk April 2, as he has done many times before, Lan flipped over his handle bars … Continue reading
Celebrated actor Mark Chamberlin was found lying next to his bike on Dexter Ave early Sunday, but friends and family are still struggling to figure out what happened. According to the Seattle Times, it is still not clear what caused … Continue reading
There are few details available, but Seattle Times reports that stage actor Mark Chamberlin died Tuesday following a weekend bicycling incident. We will update when we find out what happened. Chamberlin recently starred as Odysseus in The Odyssey at Taproot … Continue reading
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.
CHS reports that a bicyclist was not seriously injured after colliding with a Hummer on E Olive Way at Howell just before midnight last night. An anonymous commenter reported the following: I heard the crash and people yelling so I … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
The following incidents were reported to BikeWise.org. December 21 – Solo crash Ann crashed on MLK near Massachusetts due to a crack in the pavement. Sounds like this has happened before. Anyone else have problems with this crack? Moving downhill … Continue reading
Michael Duggan’s shift as a host at De Luxe Bar and Grill was over, so he drank an end-of-shift beer and hopped on his bike to head home. He was riding south on Broadway early December 18 near Roy, and … Continue reading
Scroll down for updates, including an interview with the driver. A driver struck three riders and drove several blocks up Pike with one of them on his car hood Thursday evening, according to reports from the .83 forum and … Continue reading