Motorcyclist seriously injured in Highway 97/138 crash
Aug 13,2007 00:00 by Bend_Weekly_News_Sources
A Redmond, Washington man was seriously injured Sunday afternoon when his motorcycle struck a passenger car that had pulled out in front of him on Highway 97 at the junction with Highway 138, police reported.

According to an Oregon State Police (OSP) news release, about 2:30 p.m. on August 12 a 1999 Honda motorcycle driven by Redmond resident Glenn Andrew Hayman, 53, was southbound on Highway 97 approaching the intersection with Highway 138 when a 2000 Volkswagon pulled out in front the motorcycle. Upon impact with the left front of the Volkswagon, Hayman was ejected over the handlebars and landed about 60 feet away.

Hayman was wearing a protective helmet and was seriously injured. He was flown by AirLife to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend.

The Volkswagon's driver, Cornel R. Tuter, 59, from Roseburg, was not injured. He was cited for careless driving, troopers said.

OSP troopers from the Gilchrist work site investigated the crash. Assistance at the scene provided by local emergency responders.