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Vehicle vs. Motorcycle Collision on Lake City Way

Detectives are investigating a collision that occurred last night between a Honda CRV and a motorcycle on Lake City Way NE near NE 95th Street.

At about 7:30 last night, the 26-year-old male rider was travelling northbound on Lake City Way NE approaching NE 95th.  At the same time, the 71-year-old female driver of the Honda was travelling southbound on Lake City Way NE approaching 95th.  At the intersection, the Honda began a left eastbound turn in front of the motorcycle and the collision resulted.

Seattle Fire responded and treated the motorcyclists for his injuries.  He was then transported to Harborview Medical Center via medics with life-threatening injuries.

As is routine, a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) officer responded to the scene and evaluated the Honda driver. There were no signs of impairment detected.  Detectives from the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad (TCIS) responded and processed the scene.  TCIS will handle the follow up investigation.