Man on motorcycle seriously injured in collision at 22nd and Yesler

A 27-year-old man on a Ducati motorcycle is in critical condition after colliding with a Volvo at 22nd and Yesler Sunday evening. He was traveling westbound on Yesler (a steep downhill) when he collided with the Volvo, which was traveling north on 22nd Ave. The incident is under investigation.

More details from SPD:

On Sunday May 27, 2012 at approximately 6:00 p.m., a Ducati motorcycle was traveling westbound on E. Yesler Wy approaching 22 Av E. At the same time, a 1996 Volvo was traveling northbound on 22 Av E approaching E. Yesler Wy. The two vehicles collided in the intersection and the motorcycle rider (sole occupant) suffered substantial injuries.

The 27 year-old motorcycle rider was treated on scene by Seattle Fire Department and subsequently transported to Harborview Medical Center via Medics where he was listed in critical condition.

The 30 year-old driver and sole occupant of the Volvo was unharmed. A Drug Recognition Expert officer responded and evaluated this driver, no signs of impairment were detected.

The investigation continues.

One thought on “Man on motorcycle seriously injured in collision at 22nd and Yesler

  1. It amazes me that even the SPD can’t get street directionals right. 22nd Ave @ Yesler is not 22nd Ave E. It doesn’t become 22nd Ave E until north of Denny.