Cyclist Seriously Injured In Ravenna Collision

A 48-year-old bicyclist was seriously injured Tuesday in a collision with a van in the Ravenna neighborhood.

Witnesses called 911 just after 7 am Tuesday and reported a collision between a red Metro Van Pool vehicle and the cyclist. Both were headed eastbound on NE 65th St. at NE Ravenna Blvd.

The cyclist sustained serious injuries and was taken to Harborview Medical Center for treatment. No one in the van was injured.

Traffic Collision investigators responded to the scene and spoke with witnesses and collected evidence.  A SPD drug recognition expert interviewed the driver of the van and found no signs of impairment.

Detectives continue to investigate the case to determine the circumstances and cause of the collision.