Motorcycle & Vehicle Collide In Spokane Valley - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Authorities: Woman Lighting Cigarette Crashes Into Motorcyclist In Spokane Valley; Driver Cited

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Photo taken by KHQ photographer Max Casto Photo taken by KHQ photographer Max Casto

UPDATE: The motorcyclist has an injury to the shoulder. The driver of the vehicle was not hurt but she will be cited for failure to yield and not having insurance.

UPDATE: Authorities tell us on the scene that a woman driving in her vehicle was heading north on University and was in the process of taking a left when the crash happened. While she was turning she was lighting a cigarette and didn't see the motorcyclist coming eastbound on Trent, according to authorities.

The motorcyclist was unconscious for a while and was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries. The woman driver will likely be cited. Two witnesses saw the crash happen. As soon as we get more details we'll post them.

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A motorcyclist and a car collided on Tuesday afternoon in Spokane Valley at University & Trent. At this hour the injuries are unknown. Authorities remain on the scene. As soon as we learn more details we'll post them here on KHQ.com, Facebook and our Twitter news feed.

 

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