Bicycle vs pedestrian collision

On 11/03/09, at approximately 4:45 p.m., a bicyclist was traveling N/B on Beacon Ave S. approaching  S. College St.  As the Bicyclist approached S. College St, a pedestrian going W/B across Beacon Ave S. stepped into the roadway. 

The Bicyclist was unable to avoid the pedestrian and collided with him.   

The pedestrian sustained a serious head injury and Seattle Fire Department Medic transported him to Harborview Medical Center(HMC). 

During the investigation, HMC stated that the pedestrian’s medical condition improved to become non-life threatening. 

An officer responded to the scene to screen the bicyclist for any signs of impairment due to drugs/alcohol. The officer determined that the bicyclist was not impaired.