Portland Bike Forums (by BikePortland.org)

Go Back   Portland Bike Forums (by BikePortland.org) > General Discussion > Report your Close Calls
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-18-2006, 08:02 AM
amylaurita amylaurita is offline
Junior Member
Site Admin
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 2
Default Bike accident SE Madison and 6th - 8:00a

On my way to work this morning, I passed a bike accident on SE Madison and 6th. It looked like a car tried to go straight on 6th and hit a biker going west in the bike lane on Madison. When I went by, the biker was strapped onto an ambulance board and surrounded by medics. If anyone knows who it was, please let him know that there's people out there hoping he's okay.

On that note, WTF was up with the four bikers who saw the accident, and then, in the name of, what - getting to work on time? - decided to play "I can beat the 18-wheeler to the intersection." Hint: you just saw a bike accident. Let the truck go first.
Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2006, 09:45 AM
Courtney Courtney is offline
Junior Member
Site Admin
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 1

The biker's name is Rick Till, and he's a friend. He was talking as they helped him, so that's a good sign. Another friend said that his knee is pretty messed up. I called his girlfriend and other friends.
Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2006, 02:30 PM
Rixtir Rixtir is offline
Senior Member
Site Admin
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 228

Wow, I know Rick. I just heard about it this morning....
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 10:28 PM.

A production of Pedaltown Media Inc. / BikePortland.org
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.