Motorcyclist Critically Injured In Friday Night Accident On SR-509 In Burien
The Washington State Patrol is reporting that a motorcyclist was critically injured in a crash Friday night where SR-509 intersects with SR-518 in Burien at approximately 9 p.m.
Troopers report that the motorcyclist apparently lost control while traveling southbound on 509, near where it intersects with SR-518. No other vehicles were involved, and the injured motorcyclist was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with life-threatening injuries.
The cause of the crash has not been determined; however, police say that alcohol may have been a factor.
Southbound lanes of 509 were shut down for several hours after the crash for investigation.