Suspect on motorcycle crashes, dies after eluding police Thursday night

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A suspect on a motorcycle attempting to elude police crashed into the back of a truck and died Thursday evening (March 5) near Boulevard Park, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.

Police say they were serving a warrant at a home in South Seattle at about 6 p.m., and report that as they were pulling up to the residence, a man jumped on a motorcycle and sped away.

The suspect reportedly hit speeds of around 110 MPH before losing control and slamming into a Chevy Silverado near the intersection of 1st Avenue South and S. 112th Street.

The motorcyclist was a 39-year old male.

There were no injuries to the driver or passengers in the truck.

Police say they were not pursuing the motorcycle prior to the collision.

As we get more information, we’ll update this post.

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