A passenger in a motorcycle crash Wednesday night near Mazama was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, and the driver was also injured, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The crash was reported at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, at milepost 170 of eastbound Highway 20.
The vehicle, identified as a 2019 BMW motorcycle, was heading east when its tires began to skid, causing the driver to lose control and the vehicle to flip, according to the state patrol. It is unknown what caused the tires to lose traction.
The driver and passenger were thrown from the vehicle, which came to rest on the center line.
The driver was identified as a 54-year-old man and the passenger was a 57-year-old woman. No city of residence was listed for either.
Both were wearing helmets. The woman was airlifted to Harborview, and the man was taken to Three Rivers Hospital in Brewster.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.