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.

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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The article should not say that the motorcyclist hit the woman. She was turning in front of him on a flashing yellow, in which he had the right of way. She hit him.


They need to take away the blinking yellow lights. I'm a motorcycle rider and its happened to me luckily I got stopped in time.

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