Stayton, OR (April 1, 2022) – Officials in Stayton are investigating following a fatal motorcycle crash on Friday, April 1st. The accident took place around 10:00 a.m. on Cole School Road near Stayton-Scio Road.
The Linn County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident scene. According to a report from deputies, a 72-year-old man from Eagle Creek was traveling westbound on Stayton-Scio when he collided with a 2007 Audi that was attempting to make a left turn. The motorcycle collided with the left side of the Audi. The rider was thrown from his bike. He was pronounced dead at the crash scene.
The driver of the Audi was not injured in the crash and remained at the scene to speak with authorities. An investigation is ongoing at this time. Police do not believe that either drugs, alcohol or speed played a role in the collision.
No further information has been released at this time.
We would like to offer our most sincere thoughts and condolences to the victim’s family following this fatal motorcycle crash in Stayton.
Motorcycle Accidents in Oregon
A motorcycle accident in Oregon can lead to dangerous and devastating injuries. Motorcyclists are at great risk of being injured in a crash, especially when the accident involves a larger vehicle. In addition to the primary accident, motorcyclists are often thrown from their bikes following the crash, which also can result in injuries. Some common injuries sustained in motorcycle accidents include broken bones, head injuries, spinal cord trauma, paralysis, and even death.
Motorcycle crashes often involve complicated scenarios. A motorcycle accident must be carefully investigated by police in order to determine exactly how the accident took place. For victims, the crash can cause them to suffer painful injuries and have to endure costly medical treatment. In addition, injured motorists can be forced to take time off of work, thus jeopardizing their ability to support themselves and their families.
Stayton Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
Following a motorcycle crash in Stayton, it is important to have the most effective representation possible. When you or a loved one have been affected by a motorcycle accident, having a good lawyer by your side can dramatically impact your future. If the other driver was at least partially at fault, you could be entitled to a recovery for your injuries. The amount of your recovery depends on the specific facts and circumstances of your case. Here at Johnson & Taylor, our skilled motorcycle accident attorneys in Stayton will fight for you every step of the way. From our office in Salem, we proudly represent crash victims and their families in accidents that occur along Oregon’s I-5 corridor.
Our firm stands ready to provide assistance to you at any time. Regardless of the difficulty or complexity of your case, we are here to help. We always provide a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. During the consultation, we will explain your legal rights in a clear and understandable manner so that you can make the best decision for your and your family’s future. To schedule your appointment, please contact us at the link on our website or give us a call at (503) 990-6641.
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