Forest Grove mayor injured in moped crash

FOREST GROVE, Ore. -- Forest Grove Mayor Peter Truax was injured in a moped crash Wednesday night, police said.

Truax was taken by LifeFlight to a Portland hospital where he is in serious condition.

The crash happened at the intersection of Thatcher Road and Watercrest Road just after 8 p.m., according to police. There were no other vehicles involved.

It's unclear what caused the crash. Police said there was no indication that Truax, 67, was impaired or speeding.