Serious injuries reported in motorcycle vs. vehicle collision on SR-162 near Orting

Posted on Monday, March 1st, 2021 at 1:34 am    

PIERCE COUNTY, WA – Troopers with the Washington State Patrol responded to a serious injury motorcycle vs. vehicle collision on SR-162 near Orting on Sunday night.

According to a tweet by WSP’s District 1 PIO, the crash occurred in the eastbound lane at mile marker 12, just east of Orting, shortly before 4 p.m. Traffic delays were expected.

Trooper Ryan Burke released images and further details after arriving at the scene. The motorcyclist was trailing slower vehicles and tried to pass the traffic, but ended up side-swiping the vehicle in front of him at a high rate of speed. His bike then careened into a mailbox and was seriously injured.

Burke stated the rider was transported to a nearby hospital, where he underwent surgery and was in stable condition.

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