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Biker injured after crash, police seeking witnesses

February 24th, 2012 · No Comments

UPDATE: A previous headline read, “Biker injured after crash with vehicle, police seeking witnesses,” however it appears there is not evidence that a car was involved.

EARLIER: According to the Seattle Bike Blog, a North Seattle Community College employee was seriously injured yesterday while riding his bike on College Way N. near the college. Christian Rusby is now at Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The police are seeking witnesses.

From the SPD:

On February 23rd at approximately 3:28 p.m. officers responded to a report of a bicyclist down in the 9600 block of College Way North.  Preliminary investigation indicates that a 32-year-old male was riding his bicycle northbound in the 9600 block of College Way North when, for reasons yet to be determined, he crashed causing substantial injury to his person.  No other vehicles appear to be involved.

SFD medics responded to the scene and transported the male bicyclist to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.  

Traffic Collision Investigation Squad detectives responded to the scene and continue to actively investigate.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 911 or Seattle Police and refer to this event.  Anonymous tips are welcome.

(Thanks Amy for the tip!)