BREMERTON – A 25-year-old Bremerton motorcyclist was injured after he crashed into a minivan that failed to yield to him on State Route 303 Sept. 20.
According to a Washington State Patrol report, Sean T. Dueker, 25, of Bremerton, and his 25-year-old female passenger were riding on a green 2007 Harley Davidson Electra Glide motorcyle north on 303 around 10:27 a.m.
The driver of a 2006 Kia Sedona van pulled out in front of the motorcycle near the intersection with McWilliams Road, and the motorcycle crashed into the back of the van. Both occupants of the motorcycle were thrown off by the force of the crash. The motorcycle came to rest on the median.
Dueker was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. His 25-year-old female passenger was not injured. The driver of the Kia was also not injured.
It is unknown of the motorcyclists were wearing helmets or not. The driver of the Kia was wearing a seat belt.
The driver of the Kia, Elizabeth K. McDorman, 71, of Bremerton, had pending charges according to the WSP.
The Kia was driven from the scene and the damaged motorcycle was removed from the scene by a private party.
According to the report, neither drugs nor alcohol were a factor in the crash.