A bicyclist was critically injured following a hit and run collision this morning. At approximately 8:30 a.m., a 49-year-old cyclist was run over by the trailer of the dump truck. According to a witness, a dump truck with a trailer made a right-hand turn into the south bound I-5 on ramp by Howell St and Yale Av. After the tractor and trailer passed and continued on to Southbound I-5, the victim was found with his bicycle on top of him.
The victim was conscious but was in shock. Seattle Fire arrived and treated the victim. He was transported to Harborview Medical Center (HMC). Last medical report from HMC was that the victim was in critical condition. Traffic Collision Investigators responded and processed the scene.
The suspect vehicle is described as a blue and Silver or Grey tandem dump truck.
Anyone with information about the vehicle/driver and or incident is asked to call 9-1-1.