Motorcycle rider crashes bike, falls to street below West Seattle Bridge

SEATTLE – Police are investigating after a motorcycle rider fell off his bike and fell onto street below the West Seattle Bridge.

Seattle police say they are investigating what might have caused the rider to fall off his bike.

Police say they received calls that the rider had fallen and that a bike was going down the roadway without anyone on it.

The motorcycle rider was transported to Harborview Medical Center with critical injuries.

Seattle police closed S. Spokane Street and East Marginal Way S to investigate as well as the ramp to the West Seattle Bridge from Southbound SR 99.

Police have not released cause of the accident or the name of the motorcycle rider.