Police identify driver, motorcycle rider in Sunday’s serious injury crash

Vancouver motorcyclist seriously injured

By Patty Hastings, Columbian Social Services, Demographics, Faith



Police have identified the two people involved in Sunday morning’s serious injury crash between Salmon Creek and Brush Prairie.

The crash was reported around 9:30 a.m. in the 7400 block of Northeast 159th Street. According to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, a 2006 Nissan Maxima was eastbound on the roadway and made a left turn into a business in front of a westbound 2002 Triumph motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle, Garrett Delano, 25, of Vancouver was thrown from the motorcycle and landed in a ditch, according to the sheriff’s office. He was transported to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition Monday evening.

Hillsboro, Ore., resident Mary Apeland, 47, was the driver of the Nissan Maxima.

The sheriff’s office is investigating and has not issued any citations so far. Speed and impairment were not apparently involved in the crash, according to the sheriff’s office.

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