Accident Injures Motorcyclist
A 57-year-old man was seriously injured in an accident involving a motorcycle and a bus on Saturday in the west end of The Dalles on Highway 30. According to the Oregon State Police, Larry Dew was eastbound on Highway 30 near Division Street when the motorcycle collided into the front of a bus driven by 55-year-old Patrick Preston of The Dalles. The bus was turning left from Highway 30 into a gas station/convenience store lot when the collision occurred. Dew was seriously injured and transported by LifeFlight to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland where he was listed is in critical condition. His motorcycle is registered in Colorado but he reportedly may be currently living in Wisconsin. He was wearing a protective helmet. Preston was not injured. The bus belongs to Oregon Child Development Coalition and had no passengers. OSP troopers from The Dalles Area Command office are continuing the investigation. No citations have been issued at this time. The accident occurred at about 7:15 a.m. Saturday.