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Old 01-07-2008, 01:26 PM
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Default January 5th, 6:50pm NE Broadway & 2nd - Did you see it?

I was hit (on a bright pink bike) by a large light colored extended cab pick up truck at 6:50pm on Saturday, January 5th. It happened in front of many cars and a few pedestrians. I didn't have the presence of mind to try and get information from the witnesses, my bike was run over and I was thrown off, no immediate injuries, but am now having some trouble. If you saw anything, please get in touch ASAP.

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Old 01-07-2008, 08:56 PM
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Sorry to hear about your crash! Hopefully you're feeling better now, and the driver is covering your expences.

I'm curious, did the truck even stop? Cops come?

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Old 01-08-2008, 07:55 AM
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Default No such luck

Well, the driver stopped long enough to blame me and give me a fake name and address, I didn't have my wits about me to get any more information from him before he left because "he had to go meet some people". I went to see an ND yesterday and am being treated for free (back seizing up) because I was working with an incredible bunch of alternative healers.

Thanks for asking.
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Old 01-08-2008, 06:27 PM
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Well, the driver stopped long enough to blame me and give me a fake name and address, I didn't have my wits about me to get any more information from him before he left because "he had to go meet some people". I went to see an ND yesterday and am being treated for free (back seizing up) because I was working with an incredible bunch of alternative healers.

Thanks for asking.
I think that providing fake information constitutes a hit-and-run. Might be worthwhile staking out that area and seeing if you see the truck/guy again and catching a license number.
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Old 01-08-2008, 10:56 PM
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There's no question about it, you have a Hit-And-Run on your hands. Injury crashes require exchange of information. Call the cops if you haven't already. I second the staking out the location idea.

Don't forget to file your Crash report with the DMV ASAP!

Please keep us posted.

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Old 01-09-2008, 06:27 AM
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Default what to do if you are a witness

this has all come at a very unfortunate time since I am leaving Portland today for a week for a new job. I am feeling much much better, the injuries being minor, and while I don't want to be complacent about his behavior I'm going to be gone. I would like others to learn from this though, especially what to do if you are a witness.

Even if the person involved in the crash says they are fine and don't need help. STAY, they were just in a crash and don't know that they need help. They are not thinking clearly, help them get the info they need, license plate, etc. I know I was not in the right mind to do so.

I have filed my report to the DMV, and don't know what else I can do since I for my job I will be camping and hiking (wayyy out of phone range) for the next week. I'll check in with you all when I get back. Thanks for the concern.
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