Close call between bike and car at 4th and 60th

West Woodland blog has shared a chilling video of a near collision between a car and a bike at 4th Ave NW and NW 60th St.

The video, posted below, was captured yesterday via a surveillance camera that was installed specifically to monitor the intersection for the dangers it poses to motorists, cyclists and pedestrians.

According to post, this is the second close call of the year between cars and bicycles at this intersection. Both times the cyclists have jumped back on their bikes and cycled away with no call to the police and no accident report filed.

“Our narrow neighborhood roads are rain-slick making it hard to stop. Take is slow, the life you save may be your own,” writes West Woodland blog on their Facebook page.

Check out Ballard Greenways response below:

Thank you West Woodland for sharing this video. This incident occurred at 4th Ave NW and NW 60th St near West Woodland Elementary School.

Regardless of right of way, etc it’s a great reminder for everyone to be aware of their surroundings and slow down at intersections. Luckily no one was seriously injured in this near-miss and everyone made it home to their loved ones.

A media company has agreed to license the video and all funds generated will go toward building a 6th Ave NW Greenway.

“Every time you click on the video, we will be closer to creating a pedestrian & cyclist friendly route through the West Woodland Neighborhood with the help of Seattle Neighborhood Greenways and Ballard Greenways,” writes West Woodland on Facebook.

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