Motorcycle rider flown to hospital after crash

One motorcyclist was seriously injured Sunday in a wreck on West Harper Road in Hermiston.

A motorcycle crash Sunday seriously injured a Hermiston resident.

Daisy Burton, 50, was taken to Good Shepherd Medical Center and then transferred via air ambulance to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland after Hermiston Police Department and Umatilla County Fire District 1 responded at approximately 11:30 a.m. to a report of a crash in the area of West Harper Road near Highway 395.

According to law enforcement, Burton was riding with a group of other motorcyclists when she struck the back of another motorcycle and was thrown onto the roadway.

A passenger from that motorcycle was transported by family members to Good Shepherd after complaining of pain.

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