Motorcyclist dies in crash on I-205 ramp in Portland

Motorcyclist died at the scene

A siren on a police car, file. (KOIN)
A siren on a police car, file. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A crash involving a single motorcycle left the motorcyclist dead early Sunday night, according to police.

Portland Police responded to the crash on the ramp from northbound I-205 to westbound I-84, exit 21B.

When officers arrived, they found the motorcycle on the shoulder of the freeway ramp and the motorcyclist below the ramp, near the bike path.

Medical personnel arrived and determined the motorcyclist, later identified as 34-year-old Joshua Brisack, had died from traumatic injuries as a result of the crash.

The ramp to westbound I-84 from northbound I-205 and NE Glisan Street was closed while authorities investigated.

The ramp and multi-use path were also closed following the fatal crash.