Vancouver Police investigate fatality traffic collision

November 27, 2023

On November 24 at approximately 5:09 p.m., Vancouver Police responded to the 2000 block of NE 112th Avenue for the report of a motorcycle vs. vehicle collision. The investigation involved a motorcycle that hit a Ford Escort at high speed from behind. According to witnesses, the motorcyclist had been seen driving at excessive speeds and weaving through traffic prior to the collision. The motorcycle rider, 38-year-old male, was transported with life threatening injuries and later died at the hospital. The driver of the Ford Escort, a 26-year-old female, was not injured. Impairment and speed on the part of the motorcycle rider were predominant factors in the collision.

The Vancouver Police Department Traffic Unit is continuing the investigation.