VANCOUVER — At about 8:34 a.m. Thu., Oct. 6, Vancouver Police responded to a collision between a bicycle rider and a vehicle at the intersection of Mill Plain Blvd. and E. Reserve St. in Vancouver.
The Vancouver Police Department reported that early indications are a 15-year-old male was on a bicycle, crossed the roadway from south to north, did not activate the crosswalk signal, rode out in front of a vehicle travelling westbound on Mill Plain Blvd. and the driver was unable to stop in time. The driver remained at the scene, is cooperating with the investigation and there are no indications that impairment and/or speed are factors in the collision.
The victim was transported to an area hospital with significant injuries and is currently in critical condition.
The Vancouver Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating. There is no additional information available at this time.