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Portland police officer, motorcyclist collide in Southeast Portland

The collision happened at the intersection of Southeast 92nd Avenue and Holgate Boulevard just after 7:30 p.m.
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PORTLAND, Ore. — A Portland police officer and a motorcyclist collided at a Southeast Portland intersection Tuesday evening, the Portland Police Bureau (PPB) said in a news release.  

The collision happened at the intersection of Southeast 92nd Avenue and Southeast Holgate Boulevard just after 7:30 p.m. as the officer was responding to an emergency call, police said.  

The motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on Holgate as the officer drove northbound on 92nd. 

The motorcyclist was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries, police said.

The Major Crash Team shut down Southeast Holgate and 92nd Avenue to investigate. Authorities are trying to determine if speed or intoxicants were a factor. 

Southeast Holgate and 92nd Avenue were both closed in the area of the crash. 

Anyone who witnessed the crash but has is asked to contact PPB at crimetips@portlandoregon.gov and reference case number 22-166146.

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