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.