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Update: Bike operator cited for running into bus in transit mall collision

Richard Krebs’ bike rests under the wheel of a TriMet bus after the collision on August 12th.(Photo: Bill Jackson) TriMet has released an update on the investigation of a collision involving a bus and a bike in downtown Portland on August 12th. TriMet Communications Director Mary Fetsch says that following a review by the Portland … Read more

Crash on SE Hawthorne at 10th offers a lesson in caution

Aftermath of a collision at SE 10th cand Hawthorne yesterday.(Photos: Christopher Perez) The collision on the transit mall downtown wasn’t the only bike-involved crash yesterday. Reader Christopher Perez was the first person on the scene of a collision on SE Hawthorne about two hours before Richard Krebs was struck while crossing SW Morrison. Perez witnessed … Read more

Rush hour crash on Hawthorne Bridge raises questions about bike traffic

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

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Vancouver collision update: Boy clings to life, investigation continues

“All I know is that she was distracted. She didn’t see him somehow, that’s all we’re being told.”— Keith Miles, Kristopher Miles’ grandfather 14-year boy Kristopher Miles clings to life this morning in a Portland trauma center, one week after 28-year old Andrea Dickinson ran him over with her SUV while he rode home in … Read more