Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after slamming into truck

Posted on Friday, June 19th, 2020 at 1:01 pm    

ELMA, WA – A motorcyclist speeding west along State Route 12 near milepost 21 rammed into the back of a truck Wednesday morning, according to The Olympian.

Washington State Patrol officers arrived at the scene around 4:45 a.m. to find the 37-year-old motorcyclist unconscious, as he had been thrown from his bike from the impact.

The motorcycle collided with the back of a 1996 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck, driven by a 69-year-old Tenino man. The driver of the pickup was uninjured.

There is no word yet of the motorcyclist’s condition, but he was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. He was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He is expected to be charged with reckless driving.

This is a developing story, and updates will be posted as they become available.

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