Woman Hospitalized After Riding Bike into Parked Police Van

A 27-year old cyclist was injured Sunday night after she collided with a parked Seattle Police van in front of the East precinct on Capitol Hill. At about 10:30 pm, the woman was riding her bike east on E Pine St approaching 12th Avenue when she struck the rear of the legally parked prisoner transport van.

Seattle Fire Department responded and transported the woman to Harboroview Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The woman, who was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision, is in stable condition.

Seattle Police Traffic Collision Investigators responded to the scene and are investigating the incident. Police haven’t determined what caused the woman to ride into the van.