16-year-old driver hits motorcyclist in Spokane Valley

16-year-old driver hits motorcyclist in Spokane Valley

16-year-old driver hits motorcyclist in Spokane Valley

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on September 18, 2012 at 11:16 AM

SPOKANE--A 16-year-old driver hit a motorcyclist in Spokane Valley on Tuesday morning after failing to yield.

Spokane County and Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area on 32nd Avenue just west of Hwy. 27 for a report of a motorcycle and vehicle collision.
 
When deputies arrived on scene, they were told the 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle was travelling westbound on 32nd and was struck by a 1994 Chevrolet pickup travelling eastbound as it attempted to turn left into the parking lot on the north side of 32nd Avenue. 
 
The 51-year-old male driver of the motorcycle sustained a broken leg and possibly broken ribs and wrist.  He was transported by ambulance to the hospital for his injuries which were reported as non-life threatening.
 
The 16-year-old male driver of the pickup was uninjured and was issued a citation for failing to yield the right-of-way. 
 

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