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Bicycle/van collision investigation at Pike/Boren

On May 29th, at approximately 6:20 am, Seattle Police and Seattle Fire responded to a report of a bicycle/van collision in the intersection of Pike Street and Boren Avenue.  According to witnesses, the male cyclist was riding his 10-speed bicycle eastbound on Pike Street.  The cyclist ran into the side of a van that was travelling south on Boren Avenue.  The cyclist was not wearing a helmet.  SFD Medics transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Detectives from the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad (TCIS) responded and began their investigation.  The driver of the van was evaluated at the scene by officers for any sign of impairment, which is standard protocol.  This remains an active and on-going investigation.