Motorcycle Crash Closes Territorial Hwy

MONROE, Ore. — A motorcycle accident shut down part of Territorial Highway Monday night and sent one man to the hospital.

The accident happened near Monroe just before 8:00 p.m. Adam Hansen, 35, from Veneta was driving his 1989 Honda motorcycle when investigators believe he collided with a deer.

Emergency crews airlifted Hansen to Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend.

Oregon State Police Troopers are continuing the investigation. ODOT, Lane Rural Fire Department and Junction City Fire Department assisted at the scene. The highway was closed over three hours Monday night.

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