GARIBALDI, OR - At around 7:20 Saturday evening, Emergency Services were summoned to Garibaldi Ave (US 101) and 13th Street in Garibaldi for a report of a vehicle vs motorcycle crash. When emergency crews arrived they found the motorcycle rider had serious injuries and requested an air ambulance.
The motorcycle rider was transported by ground ambulance to the helipad at the coast guard station. The rider was then transferred to an awaiting Life Flight helicopter for transport to a Portland area hospital. The identity of the rider and their condition is not available at this time.
Highway 101 was closed for several hours while Oregon State Police conducted an investigation.
OSP was assisted by Garibaldi Fire & Rescue, Tillamook Ambulance, Life Flight and Tillamook County Sheriff's Office.