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Detectives Investigating Monday Evening Crash in Northeast Seattle

Detectives are investigating after the driver of a pickup truck collided with a motorcyclist Monday evening near the Wedgwood neighborhood.

Officers were called to the intersection of 35 Avenue Northeast and Northeast 75th Street at 5:15 pm Monday for a report of a collision.

When officers arrived and contacted the 87-year-old driver. The 22-year-old motorcyclist received emergency medical care at the scene. Police spoke with witnesses who stated the truck began turning left when the motorcyclist struck the driver’s pickup truck.

Seattle Fire Department Medics took the 22-year-old man to Harborview Medical Center where he remains in critical condition.

A drug recognition expert evaluated the 87-year-old man at the scene and found no signs of impairment.

Traffic Collision Detectives are now investigating and will determine what led up to the crash.