As of Friday, April 26, 2013
The Dalles A The Dalles man was LifeFlighted to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center Thursday evening from rural The Dalles after a motorcycle crash.
Ricky Ticknor was riding a motorcycle and keeping pace with his son, Dustin Ticknor, with their pet dog running alongside, according to a report from the Wasco County Sheriff’s office.
Dustin reportedly passed his father and created some distance, when Ricky’s motorcycle wheel struck the dog with its front tire, causing the crash near the intersection of Obrist and Dutch Flat roads. The victim was unconscious and breathing at the time of the initial report.
He was transported to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center for treatment.
Ticknor was in critical condition at Emanuel this morning at press time.