Deadly Crash On The Burnside Bridge

Posted by Jeremy Scott on June 15, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — A man and woman who lived together in Northeast Portland were hit by an SUV that jumped the curb on the Burnside Bridge as they walked along the eastbound sidewalk on Sunday afternoon.

36-year-old George Carlson, who was also known as “Benjamin” was killed and Bridget Larrabee, 35, was seriously injured.

Police say Douglas Walker, 59 of Beaverton, may have …

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Driver Arrested For Gresham Crosswalk Crash

Posted by Pat Boyle on March 19, 2015

GRESHAM, Ore. — A 23-year-old woman who struck three Centennial High School students in a crosswalk in front of the school in January is now facing charges.  A grand jury has indicted Elizabeth Dove.  She was booked and released on charges of assault, reckless driving and reckless endangering.

Dove stayed at the scene on January 15th and cooperated with police.  They determined …

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Garbage Truck Hits Pedestrian In Downtown Portland

Posted by Pat Boyle on March 16, 2015
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Photo by Rosemary Reynolds

Portland, Oregon – A garbage truck hit a pedestrian at SW 5th and Morrison early Monday morning. The accident  closed the intersection and is affected MAX traffic for about four hours.

A police officer at the scene told FM News 101  the pedestrian was a man and his injuries are  “pretty bad.” He’s been taken to a hospital …

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Drunk Driver Crashes Car Into Max Tunnel

Posted by Jeremy Scott on March 19, 2014

PORTLAND — Police say a man was drunk when he crashed his car onto the Max tracks right as service was beginning Wednesday morning.

The mess caused a headache for riders headed to the west side as they had to get off and board a shuttle bus.

An operator headed westbound into the Robertson Tunnel just past the Goose Hollow Transit Station spotted …

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Roll-Over Crash Closes I-5 Downtown

Posted by Jeremy Scott on March 5, 2014

PORTLAND — The northbound lanes of Interstate 5 in the heart of downtown were closed for nearly an hour early Wednesday afternoon after a roll-over crash between the Morrison and Burnside bridges.

One woman was reportedly rescued from the wreckage.  Traffic backed up for miles in all directions.  The crash was cleared by 2:00.

Picture of wreckage sent in by NW …

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