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Citation for ‘Careless Driving to a Vulnerable Road User’ given in July collision

Amundson’s garbage truck is on the right..(Photo courtesy Jason Lee.) The Portland Police have issued a citation to 39-year-old Christopher Amundson for his role in a collision that happened on Friday, July 12th. As we reported the day it happened, Amundson was driving a garbage truck southbound on SE 17th when he made a left … Read more

Man severely hurt by collision with garbage truck on SE McLoughlin (updated)

The garbage truck that hit the man is at right.(Photo courtesy Jason Lee.) A man riding across a McLoughlin Boulevard crosswalk on his bike was “traumatically injured” Friday morning when a man in a garbage truck turned left on a green light and the two collided in the middle of the crosswalk, two witnesses said. … Read more