Motorcycle vs. Pickup Accident
On 8/9/17 the Clearwater County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle versus pick-up truck. Clearwater County Back-Country Medics helicopter, Pierce Ambulance, and Life Flight helicopter were also dispatched to the scene. The crash occurred at mile post 6.5 on Silver Creek Road. Michael Hudson, 32 of Orofino was southbound in a 2011 Dodge Ram when he met Eric Timberlake, 58 of Aloha, Oregon on a 2016 Honda Dual Sport motorcycle traveling northbound in the southbound lane of travel. Timberlake was seriously injured and was transported via Life Flight to St. Joseph's Hospital, Lewiston and then transfered to Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane. Timberlake was wearing a helmet. Clearwater County Sheriff's Office urges all ATV and motorcycle riders to use extreme caution while enjoying the outdoors.