A 34-year-old Port Orchard woman was injured when the motorcycle she was riding struck a guardrail on U.S. Highway 101 Sunday night near Jorsted Creek. The State Patrol reports the 2016 Honda CB300P was northbound on 101 about 8:20 PM. At milepost 322 (south of Jorsted Creek), the the woman failed to negotiate a slight curve in the highway and hit the guardrail. The crash block the roadway for nearly four hours with traffic alternating on the southbound shoulder.
The rider, Gloria Bates, 34 of Port Orchard, was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.