Police: Motorcycle vs. school bus crash closes stretch of road in N. Portland

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Police are investigating a motorcycle and school bus crash in north Portland. They say the motorcyclist was seriously injures. (SBG photo)

PORTLAND, Ore. – North Going Street/North Lagoon Avenue is closed between North Basin Street and North Lagoon Avenue while officers investigate a motorcycle and school bus crash, Portland police said.

Police responded to a report of the crash at 6:48 a.m. Tuesday.

The school bus was empty at the time of the crash, police said.

Police said the motorcyclist suffered traumatic injuries. An ambulance took him to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police say the road could remain closed for several hours while they investigate the crash.

Investigators say alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash.