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Serious Injury Hit & Run Crash Involving Motorcycle and ATV - Highway 99E North of BrooksSalem-News.com
OSP is seeking information to help locate the involved vehicle and operator.
(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into Sunday night's serious injury hit & run crash that occurred on Highway 99E near Waconda Road NE about three miles north of Brooks. The crash seriously injured a motorcyclist and OSP is looking for information to help locate a reported involved ATV and its operator.
On September 7, 2014 at approximately 8:41 p.m., a motorcycle operated by 48-year old Keith Miller, from Woodburn, was traveling on Highway 99E near milepost 39 when it collided with an ATV-type vehicle that was crossing the highway.
Witnesses said that the ATV's operator, described as a Hispanic male, stopped briefly and then left the scene on the vehicle.
OSP and Marion County Sheriff's Office searched the area for the vehicle and operator but found neither. The highway was closed about 45 minutes before one lane was opened.
Miller was transported by ground ambulance to Salem Hospital with serious injuries. He was wearing a protective helmet.
OSP is seeking information to help locate the involved vehicle and operator. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call OSP at 800-452-7888. Trooper Michael Lacer is the lead investigator.
OSP was also assisted at the scene by Marion County Fire District #1, Woodburn Fire District, and Woodburn Ambulance.
Source: Oregon State Police
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