Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash near Burnside Bri - KPTV - FOX 12

Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash near Burnside Bridge

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

The Traffic Division's Major Crash Team responded to a motorcycle rider down on I-5 southbound near the Burnside Bridge.

The reports came in around 5:17 p.m. on Friday.

When medical personnel arrived they found an injured motorcyclist suffering from life-threatening injuries. The rider was taken to a Portland hospital for treatment and is said to be in critical condition.

An investigation revealed the motorcycle crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer.

I-5 southbound traffic was diverted to I-405/Fremont Bridge for several hours but is back open.

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