PORTLAND, Ore. —
A motorcycle rider is deceased after a crash in the Wilkes Neighborhood and the Major Crash Team is on scene.
On Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 12:29p.m., North Precinct officers responded to a report of a crash at Northeast Sandy Boulevard and Northeast 162nd Avenue. When officers arrived they located two vehicles involved, a van and a motorcycle (photo). The motorcyclist was severely injured, and died after lifesaving efforts by paramedics.
The driver of the van remained on scene and is cooperating with officers.
The Portland Police Major Crash Team is on scene. During the investigation, both Northeast Sandy Boulevard and Northeast 162nd Avenue are blocked.
More information will be released when appropriate.
Photo description: A heavily damaged motorcycle lies on the street in an intersection while a police officer takes measurements nearby. A damaged blue minivan rests against a guardrail. In the background are police vehicles with lights flashing.