Fatal Crash on Hwy 217
On May 28, 2016 at 9:34 PM Beaverton Police Officers responded to an injury traffic crash on northbound Hwy 217 near Walker Road. When officers arrived on scene they found a two vehicle crash between a semi-truck and motorcycle.
Preliminary investigation suggests the motorcycle driver tried to pass the semi-truck but may have clipped the rear bumper of the semi-truck causing the crash. The motorcycle driver didn’t survive his injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene.
The semi-truck driver stopped and is cooperating with the investigation. We are not disclosing the name of the deceased until next of kin notifications can be made.
Northbound Hwy 217 will be closed for the next few hours for the investigation.