Motorcyclist injured in crash while trying to elude police

(MGN Online)
(MGN Online)

MOSIER, Ore. (KOIN) — A motorcyclist was seriously injured on Sunday after he wrecked while trying to elude Oregon State Police.

Authorities said a state trooper attempted to stop a recklessly operated motorcycle that was traveling eastbound on Interstate 84 near milepost 69 at Mosier around 3:50 p.m. The motorcyclist attempted to elude eastbound and the trooper lost sight of him.

About 20 minutes later, state police said they received a report of a serious injury motorcycle crash into a tree near milepost 76 in the vicinity of the Rowena interchange.

Air ambulance transported the motorcyclist to an undisclosed hospital, according to police.

No additional information was available.

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