View of the bus and police vehicles at the scene a few minutes ago.(Photo © J. Maus) Portland Police say at about 4:00 pm today, a man riding a bike westbound on Burnside pedaled right into the back of a TriMet bus. The incident was first reported to me by a reader who called and … Read more
Last night a 22-year-old Southeast Portland man riding a bicycle and a Portland Police criminalist driving an official vehicle were involved in a collision on SE Powell Boulevard. Photo from the scene by reader Joe Doebele.
Richard Krebs’ bike rests under the wheel of a TriMet bus after the collision last Thursday.(Photos: Bill Jackson) Last Thursday, a TriMet bus operator made a left turn from SW 6th Avenue onto Morrison and came into contact with a man’s bicycle (it’s not clear whether he was riding or walking). The wheel of the … Read more
Photo from the scene.(Photo: Bill Jackson) At about 7:30 this evening, a TriMet bus operator collided with a man biking on 6th Avenue in downtown Portland. According to TriMet spokesperson Mary Fetsch, the bus was traveling north on 6th and was taking a left turn onto SW Morrison when the collision occurred. The person on … Read more
Update: A candlelight vigil for Gordon Patterson will be held at 8pm on Thursday, September 17th at Hudson’s Bay High School (map). NE 41st and St Johns in Vancouver(See street view at end of story) A teacher at Hudson’s Bay High School in Vancouver, Washington was killed in a hit and run yesterday around 4pm … Read more
Wayne Conrad Thompson Police say today that 35 year old Wayne Conrad Thompson has been booked for allegedly causing a crash with a man on a bike yesterday afternoon at 2:00pm at NE 122nd and Glisan. Thompson has been arrested and charged with one count of assault in the first degree. The charge is a … Read more
Traffic on the Hawthorne.(Photos © J. Maus) Traffic on the Hawthorne Bridge can be bad. And I don’t mean car traffic. Roger Geller, the city’s bicycle coordinator received an email from someone who witnessed a horrifying, nearly tragic crash on the Hawthorne Bridge during last Wednesday’s evening rush hour. The witness, who asked to remain … Read more
Click for map 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”. UPDATE: … Read more