2 Hoquiam motorcycle riders airlifted to Harborview

A 65 year old Hoquiam man and a 50 year old Hoquiam woman were sent to the hospital on Friday after their motorcycle left the road.

The tells KXRO that both local residents were on a 1997 Honda motorcycle, heading north approximately 9 miles north of Hoquiam on Highway 101.

According to the police report, the motorcycle hit an oil slick in the road, causing the bike to leave the road and crash into to the bushes.

Both Hoquiam riders were ejected.

The riders were taken to Grays Harbor Community Hospital before being airlifted to Harborview Medical Center.

The road was blocked for almost 4 hours.

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