Siletz: Toledo couple on motorcycle collides with dump truck 4 miles north of Siletz – cycle riders to Corvallis with serious injuries
Two motorcycle occupants were seriously injured Tuesday afternoon in a collision with a dump truck along Highway 229 near Siletz in Lincoln County.
According to Sergeant Cari Boyd, on Tuesday, July 16th, at approximately 12:06 p.m., a 2000 Harley Davidson motorcycle operated by JOHN HAUSMANN, age 62, from Toledo, was northbound on Highway 229 near milepost 21. For an unconfirmed reason, the motorcycle crossed the centerline and collided with a southbound 1990 Kenworth truck driven by JERRY THOMPSON, age 41, from Siletz.
JOHN HAUSMANN and his passenger/wife ANGELA HAUSMANN, age 54, were ejected from the motorcycle and seriously injured. They were transported to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis. Their injuries are believed non-life threatening and they were both wearing protective helmets.
THOMPSON was not injured. He was using safety restraints.
No reason yet established as to why the cycle crossed the center line just prior to the accident.