Detectives Investigate Serious Collision in University District

Detectives are on scene after a motorcyclist was injured in a collision with a bus during the Monday morning commute.

Police were called to NE 50 Street and 15 Ave NE for a collision between a bus and a motorcycle a quarter past 6 AM. Officers arrived and had to close all directions of traffic at the intersection.

Medics transported the motorcyclist to Harbor View Medical Center with life threatening injuries.

Traffic Collision Investigators are responding to the scene and will be leading the investigation. Police will need to keep the intersection clear of traffic for the duration of the investigation.

Officers are diverting vehicle traffic, but traffic impacts are expected in the area.