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Story by Oregon Herald staff
Published on Saturday September 28, 2019 - 12:03 AM

Today at 2:42 pm CCSO Deputies and EMS personnel were dispatched to a car versus bicycle collision in the 7000 block of NE Hazel Dell Avenue, just south of NE Anderson Street. Upon arrival EMS personnel discovered a 14 year-old male had been struck by a southbound Ford F250 pickup. The child was immediately transported to an area hospital with traumatic injuries.

A witness, the vehicle driver, and roadway evidence revealed that the bicyclist had been on the sidewalk on the west side of the roadway, and rode his bicycle directly and suddenly into the path of the southbound truck. The bicyclist was not wearing a helmet.

The driver remained on scene and has been cooperative with investigators. No charges have been filed in this collision. The child remains hospitalized with an unknown extent of injury.

Clark County Sheriff's Office Traffic Detectives are investigating this incident.