GRESHAM, OR (KPTV) – A deadly two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle blocked traffic in Gresham Wednesday afternoon.
The crash occurred on Northeast Burnside Road near Oregon Trail Center, according to police. The other vehicle involved in the crash was an SUV.
According to officers, the driver of the SUV, an elderly woman, was attempting a left hand turn on a flashing yellow light when the motorcyclist, who was traveling westbound, hit her.
The motorcyclist died at the scene. The elderly woman was not hurt, according to officers.
Investigators say the motorcycle rider hit an SUV, driven by an elderly woman, while she was making a left turn. The woman is not hurt, and it’s too early for police to say whether or not she will face any charges. @fox12oregon https://t.co/6XSh5YtrU9— Brenna Kelly (@BrennaKellyNews) June 13, 2019
Police say impairment does not appear to be a factor in the crash. According to police, the road in the area was expected to be closed for several hours.
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