May 29, 2023 12:01
A motorcyclist injured in a crash on April 30 has died.
On Sunday, April 30, 2023, at 12:45a.m., East Precinct officers responded to a report of a crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle at Southeast Foster Road and Southeast 65th Avenue. When officers arrived, they found the motorcycle rider had been seriously injured, and he was transported to the hospital by ambulance. The involved driver, an adult male driving a 2022 Kia Soul, was not injured. He remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the Kia’s driver was westbound on Southeast Foster Road turning southbound on Southeast 65th Avenue, when the eastbound motorcycle struck the passenger side of the Kia. Officers determined that the motorcycle did not have a working headlight. No arrests were made, or citations issued.
The Portland Police Bureau Traffic Division was notified that the rider died at the hospital on Thursday, May 25, 2023. He is identified as Steven X. McQueen, 54, of Portland. His family has been notified of his death.
If anyone has information about this crash, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org attn: Traffic Investigations Unit and reference case number 23-111575.
This was the 22nd fatal crash in Portland in 2023. Another fatal crash on Saturday brings the total to 23. Four of the crashes this year involved motorcycles.
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