UPDATE: Motorcyclist Seriously Injured In Downtown Crash
UPDATE: The motorcycle driver, Douglas Barr, 63, remains in critical condition. The driver of the truck, Jessup Barker, 21, was not injured. The investigation is continuing.
SPOKANE, Wash. - A motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries Monday evening when he was hit by a pickup at Browne Street and Sprague Avenue.
Police say the pickup was turning on Browne and struck the motorcyclist at around 5:15pm. The motorcyclist was pinned underneath the pickup and firefighters had to use airbags to lift the truck off the man.
We are told the motorcyclist was taken to Sacred Heart and does have life-threatening injuries.
Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash.
Tuesday, May 21 2013 1:43 PM EDT2013-05-21 17:43:51 GMT
BREAKING NEWS - The Medical Examiner's Office has revised the death toll in the Moore, Oklahoma tornado from 91 people to at least 24 people.>>
UPDATE: Originally the death toll was reported to be 91 people and counting, however, the Medical examiner's office revised the death toll from the Oklahoma tornado to at least 24 people. A spokeswoman said Tuesday morning that she believes some victims were counted twice in the early chaos of the storm.>>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 3:31 PM EDT2013-05-21 19:31:19 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. >>
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. And when they did, the awesome amount of energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima. Meteorologists contacted by The Associated Press used real time measurements to calculate the energy released during the storm's life span of almost an hour.>>