BRINNON — Two people were in serious condition in intensive care at a Seattle hospital Saturday after the motorcycle they were riding was struck by an SUV on U.S. Highway 101 in Brinnon on Friday.
Christopher S. Girdwood, 60, and Mary H. Girdwood, 68, both of Foley, Ala., were riding a BMW R1200 motorcycle at abut 3 p.m. when it was struck by a 2003 Toyota Sequoia driven by Steven W. Schlaefli, 62, of Brinnon, according to a State Patrol collision memo.
Troopers said Schlaefli was turning left from the highway onto Canal View Street, failed to yield the right of way and hit the motorcycle in the southbound lane.
The State Patrol said charges are pending against Schlaefli, who was uninjured.
Both Girdwoods were listed in serious condition in the intensive care unit of Harborview Medical Center on Saturday, said Susan Gregg, spokeswoman.
Christopher Girdwood, who was driving the motorcycle, had been reported in stable condition at the Seattle hospital on Friday.
Christoper and Mary Girdwood were each wearing approved helmets, troopers said.
The State Patrol said it was unknown whether drugs or alcohol were factors in the wreck.
The highway was partially blocked for two hours, 15 minutes, the State Patrol said.
Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. 56450, or at [email protected].