Centralia man seriously injured in motorcycle accident near Tenino

Arthur R. Waldon, 56, of Centralia was seriously injured in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident on Bucoda Highway Southeast near 174th Avenue Southeast, south of Tenino reports The Olympian.

According to the report, Waldon crashed when the wheels of his 2004 Harley Davidson Roadking went off the roadway. He was airlifted to Madigan Army Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.

The Washington State Patrol say Waldon was under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the accident and that his helmet was not compliant with Department of Transportation standards. All motorcycle helmets sold must be tested and certified in a certified testing lab. The Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) known as FMVSS 218 (49CFR571.218), describes what is required to be certified.

The report says that charges against Waldon are pending.

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