Motorcycle Rider Critically Injured in Crash - Major Crash Team Investigating

September 04, 2015 19:05

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On Friday September 4, 2015, at 6:18 p.m., East Precinct and Traffic Division officers responded to the report of a traffic crash at 44th Avenue and East Burnside Street.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the crash involving a motorcycle rider and a driver in an SUV. The motorcycle rider has been transported to a Portland hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

The intersection of 44th and Burnside will be closed for several hours due to the crash investigation.

The Portland Police Bureau is committed to working with our partners in government and the community to create safer streets and work towards reducing, and eventually eliminating, traffic fatalities as part of Vis

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