Police Investigate Injury Collision
Released on Saturday, September 28, 2013
Fort Collins Police Services
On September 28 at about 5:07pm, Fort Collins Police Services was notified of a SUV versus scooter injury collision at the intersection of Tulane Drive and Del Clair Road.
A 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling west on Del Clair Road and stopped for a stop sign at Tulane Drive. A Vespa scooter was traveling north on Tulane Drive and did not have a stop sign. The Jeep proceeded from the stop sign and the front of the vehicle collided with the right side of the scooter.
The operator of the scooter, Nicholas Wilkin, 30, of Fort Collins, was taken to Medical Center of the Rockies for treatment of serious injuries. He was not wearing a helmet. The driver of the Jeep, Ryan Kramer, 20, of Fort Collins, was not injured.
The intersection of Tulane Drive and Del Clair Road was closed for approximately 4 hours while investigators processed the scene. Police do not believe alcohol, speed or distraction contributed to the collision. The investigation is continuing and charges are pending.
Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact Officer Drew Jurkofsky at 970-221-6555.