Motorcyclist critically injured after crash with truck in Salem - KPTV - FOX 12

Motorcyclist critically injured after crash with truck in Salem

Posted: Updated:
(Photos: Marion County Sheriff's Office) (Photos: Marion County Sheriff's Office)
SALEM, OR (KPTV) -

Marion County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a crash involving a motorcycle and truck Wednesday night.

Deputies said the crash happened around 5:30 p.m. when a motorcycle was traveling east on Silverton Road NE and struck a west bound Chevrolet truck after the truck tried to turn onto Dessart Road NE.

According to MCSO, witnesses told deputies the motorcyclist was riding without any lights on and passing vehicles.

The motorcyclists was taken to Silverton Hospital and then later life flighted to Legacy in critical condition.

The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries.

Copyright 2015 KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting Corporation.  All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly
FOX 12
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2017, KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting Corporation, Portland, OR . All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.