Motorcycle rider killed in crash in northeast Portland 


Police say a motorcycle rider was killed in a crash in northeast Portland Sunday evening.

Just before 9:45 p.m., officers responded to a report of a crash at Northeast 57th Avenue and Sacramento Street involving a motorcycle and a car.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the crash scene, where they learned the motorcycle rider, a man, was unconscious. Despite efforts to save his life, the rider died at the scene.

The other driver, also a man, was treated at the scene after an airbag deployment.

The intersection will be closed for several hours while officers from the Traffic Division’s Major Crash Team investigate.

Motorcycle and car collide in NE PDX, police have blocked off a few blocks to ensure drivers safety @fox12oregon— Amber Diaz (@AmberDiazFOX12) March 20, 2017

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