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Bicyclist hospitalized after being hit by trailer in Port Townsend

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Posted on July 7, 2021

PORT TOWNSEND, WA — A 76-year-old man was injured Monday morning after he was struck by a moving trailer while biking along Highway 20 in Port Townsend, according to The Leader.

The accident occurred along the eastern shoulder of Highway 20 near Old Fort Townsend State Park at around 11:00 a.m.

An 81-year-old man was driving eastbound on the highway in a 1996 Dodge Ram pickup truck that was hauling a trailer. As the pickup truck passed the bicyclist, on object on the trailer struck the bicyclist.

The 76-year-old man was transported to Harborview Medical Center where his condition is undisclosed.

The truck driver was not reported injured in the incident.

An investigation is still underway.