Two Injured in Collision Between Motorcycle, Van

By The Chronicle

Two people riding a motorcycle in Chehalis Tuesday morning were injured after a collision with a van, according to Lewis County Fire District 6.

Emergency medical personnel from Fire Districts 5 and 6 and American Medical Response responded to a report of a motorcycle versus van collision just before 8 a.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of North Fork Road in Chehalis.

Arriving crews found the collision blocking the road and requested a medical helicopter for the motorcycle’s driver.

The man, believed to be in his mid 60s, had traumatic injuries to his extremities and was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle in critical condition.FD 6 crash

As of Wednesday morning, the man was listed as being in good condition, according to Fire District 6.

A passenger on the motorcycle, a woman in her early 60s, was also injured and transported to Providence Centralia Hospital in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.

She was treated and released from the hospital, according to the fire district.

The van’s driver was not injured. The cause of the collision is being investigated by the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

2 Replies to “Two Injured in Collision Between Motorcycle, Van”

  1. Ridge

    It appears as if the van (suv) was turning left and didn’t see the bike. Another case of distracted driving maybe?

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