REDMOND, OR -- A 55-year-old Bend man was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash, Saturday night. Redmond Police say Robert Skierkiewicz was westbound on Highway 126 near the airport, when he attempted to pass a group of military vehicles at about 8 p.m.
Another vehicle approached from the opposite direction, the motorcycle left the roadway and Skierkiewicz was thrown from the bike. Several military medics in the convoy stopped to provide aid until Redmond Fire and Rescue arrived.
Skierkiewicz was flown to St. Charles Bend with life-threatening injuries. He was later arrested for DUII and other charges, although he remains in critical condition.