Bike rider suffers serious leg injury in 12th Ave collision

A bike rider suffered a serious lower leg injury after being struck by a driver in the 1700 block of 12th Ave Monday night.

According to preliminary reports from Seattle Fire units at the scene, the woman in her 40s was struck by a vehicle being driven on 12th Ave near E Olive St around 7:15 PM. The rider suffered a serious “open fracture” ankle injury but remained conscious during the medical response. She was transported to Harborview for treatment.

Seattle Police were on the scene to investigate the collision. Traffic was diverted in the area during the response.

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