UPDATE: Photo Added, Motorcycle Crash in Pleasant Valley Neighborhood

March 31, 2021 14:48

  

***This update includes photo of the crash scene***

A motorcyclist was killed in a single vehicle crash in the Pleasant Valley Neighborhood.

On Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 1:00p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to an injury crash near Southeast Barbara Welch Road and Southeast 144th Avenue. When officers arrived they located a motorcycle off the road into a creek. Medical personnel from Portland Fire and Rescue and American Medical Response arrived to provide lifesaving care, but the rider, an adult male, was determined to be deceased.

The Portland Police Major Crash Team is investigating the crash. During the investigation, Southeast Barbara Welch Road is closed both directions between Southeast Foster Road and Southeast 152nd Avenue.

The PIO is not responding to the scene. More information will be released when appropriate.

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