For people biking, Portland is clearly the most dangerous of the four cities recognized as the nation’s bike-friendliest.
Streetview of SE Gladstone at SE Cesar Chavez (39th). UPDATE 5/28: The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Mark Angeles. Learn more about him in our follow-up post. A man was killed today around noon when he was involved in a collision with a tow truck at SE Cesar Chavez (39th) and Gladstone.
Kerry Kunsman (1947-2014).(Photo from his blog) The Oregon State Police announced today that the man who drove his truck into Kerry Kunsman on September 19th as he rode his bike on Highway 131, has been issued two citations. Frank Bohannon, 74, has been cited for Careless Driving (ORS 811.135(3)) and Driving While Suspended. Prior to … Read more
Another serious injury rear-end collision on a rural Oregon highway. This time it was a veteran bicycling educator from San Diego, California.
The bus operator was in this lane prior to collision. The Portland Police Bureau have given the driver of a school bus two citations for her role in a collision that killed a 43-year-old woman who was walking across a southeast Portland street. Renee Bates was walking on SE Division with her husband Shawn Bates … Read more