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 firstname.lastname@example.org and reference case number 22-166146.