Despite extensive lifesaving measures taken by paramedics and hospital staff, the motorcycle rider died. He is identified as Collin F. Page, 18, of Portland. His family has been notified of his death.
Initial investigation suggests a 2007 Cadillac STS was westbound turning south onto Southeast 97th Avenue when the eastbound motorcycle struck the Cadillac. The speed of the motorcycle is believed to have been a contributing factor in the crash. The 75-year-old female driver of the Cadillac remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. No arrests or citations have been issued at this time. The investigation is continuing.
This is the 53rd fatal crash in Portland this year. There have been 59 Major Crash Team activations this year.