Sunday, April 30, 2017

Pedestrian Critically Injured in Crash on Northeast Killingsworth Street

PEDESTRIAN CRITICALLY INJURED IN CRASH ON NORTHEAST KILLINGSWORTH STREET


News Release from Portland Police Bureau
Posted on FlashAlert: April 30th, 2017 10:29 PM
On Sunday April 30, 2017, at 9:54 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report that a driver struck a pedestrian on Northeast Killingsworth Street near 75th Avenue.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located a female pedestrian suffering from traumatic injuries. She has been transported to a Portland hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver has remained at the scene and is cooperating with officers.

The Traffic Division's Major Crash Team is responding to conduct an investigation. Killingsworth Street will be closed in both directions for several hours as the investigation continues.

No additional information will be available this evening.

The Portland Police Bureau is committed to working with our partners in government and the community to create safer streets and work towards reducing, and eventually eliminating, traffic fatalities as part of Vision Zero.

To learn more about the City of Portland's Vision Zero effort, please visit: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/40390

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