Car and motorcycle collide on Willamette near 31st

Car and motorcycle collide on Willamette near 31st
Photo from the scene

EUGENE, Ore. - Medics are on the scene of a crash on Willamette Street near 31st Avenue in South Eugene.

The motorcyclist was trying to make a left onto 30th Avenue off Willamette when the driver hit him from behind, according to authorities at the scene.

The impact sent the rider backwards into the car's windshield.

Firefighters said the rider is in stable condition with lower back and tailbone pain. He was taken by ambulance to Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend.

Traffic in the area is being diverted onto nearby neighborhood streets until the area is cleaned up.

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