Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on September 30th, 2008 at 10:13 am
A 25-year-old man riding a bicycle was struck from behind while riding sounthbound on SE 39th Ave. just north of Powell Blvd. (map) in Southeast Portland at around 2:45 am this morning.
The hit-and-run incident left Cox with non life-threatening injuries but witnesses told KATU-TV that he was “pretty banged up”.
Here’s the latest from the Portland Police Bureau:
“25-year-old Brendan Michael Cox was riding his bicycle southbound on Southeast 39th when a large truck traveling southbound , struck Cox from behind. The truck left the scene. Cox was transported by ambulance to OHSU for non-life threatening injuries. He was not wearing a helmet. The suspect vehicle has been described as a large dark newer Ford F250. “
Anyone with information on the collision is asked to call Officer Barry Busse of the Traffic Division, at 503-823-2216.