August 27, 2013

Motorcycle crash slows Portland traffic on I-295

By Dennis Hoey
Staff Writer

PORTLAND — Traffic was delayed in both the north and southbound lanes of Interstate 295 in Portland Tuesday afternoon following a single-vehicle crash.

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Rescue personnel respond to a motorcycle crash on the northbound lane of Interstate 295 near the Deering Avenue overpass in Portland on August 27, 2013.

Tim Greenway / Staff Photographer

The crash injured a single motorcycle rider, who apparently lost control of his Harley Davidson bike near the Deering Avenue overpass by Fitzpatrick Stadium.

The driver had to be transported by ambulance to a local hospital with unknown injuries. The crash took place around 3:30 p.m.

By late afternoon, traffic flow had returned to normal.

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