vehicular violence

Police say two of 10 victims in vehicular rampage were on bikes

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on January 26th, 2021 at 12:26 pm

Police and media at SE 18th and Stark on Monday.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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Opinion: Vehicular violence hits home again. We cannot ignore it again.

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on January 26th, 2021 at 11:39 am

Memorial at Southeast 19 and Stark for victim hit and killed Monday.
(Photo: Sarah Mirk)

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Intentional vehicular violence in southeast Portland leaves one dead, several injured

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on January 25th, 2021 at 2:10 pm

(Photos from the scene by Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)
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New video shows vehicular assault during Trump cruise rally

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on October 8th, 2020 at 2:49 pm

A man and his bike in the crosswalk of SW 13th just before he was rammed by the driver.
(Still from video by Kenya Robinson/YouTube)

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Opinion: Police chief and mayor’s handling of vehicular rampage sets a terrible precedent

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on August 31st, 2020 at 11:27 am

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Gresham city employee under investigation for ‘All Lives Splatter’ sticker

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 26th, 2020 at 11:23 am

From The Gresham Outlook.

The latest chapter in our chronicle of vehicular violence and the threat of people intentionally driving their cars into vulnerable road users comes from just across Portland city limits in Gresham. And what’s even more cause for concern this time around is that it involves an employee of the City of Gresham Transportation Division.

According to a story published yesterday in The Gresham Outlook, Gresham TD Field Operations Supervisor Doug Holley is under investigation for having a large sticker in the window of his personal vehicle that read, “All Lives Splatter: Nobody Cares About Your Protest.” The sticker included an image of an SUV running over people.

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Someone with no license plates drove through people on the Black Liberation Ride

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 20th, 2020 at 3:36 pm

Still images from dashcam video. Driver is going west on NE Skidmore toward NE 14th.

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The safety of Portland protestors is under threat due to aggressive car drivers

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 17th, 2020 at 1:26 pm

A car driver drove toward a large group of marchers on SE Powell near Cleveland High School on June 13th.
(Still image taken from PPB video)

I was afraid of this.

For years we’ve been warning about the threat of vehicular violence by people using cars. Now it’s on the rise amid the daily marches against police violence and racism that have been going on in Portland for three weeks straight.

There have been several documented cases of Black Lives Matter protests being disturbed by car drivers intent on causing harm. Below are six seven of them.

— On May 29th someone driving a Volkswagen sedan drove into a man riding a skateboard near NE Grand and Shaver. The incident was caught on camera by The Oregonian photographer Dave Killen.

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Portland Police officers drove SUVs into people on the street last night

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 3rd, 2020 at 10:15 am

Screenshot of KGW-TV video shows Portland Police officer plowing through the intersection in an SUV.

After Monday’s peaceful protest, even more people took to the streets last night to march against racism and policy brutality.

While the protest was largely peaceful for many hours, there were several instances of more aggressive actions. Reporters documented the Portland Police firing tear gas and flash-bangs into peaceful crowds indiscriminately, causing shock and horror at the conduct of officers and anger at Mayor Ted Wheeler.

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Reward offered in road-rage shooting that shattered arm of Portlander Mike Hilbrandt

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on May 22nd, 2020 at 9:14 am

A post from Mike Hilbrandt’s Instagram when he left the hospital two weeks ago.

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