Teen hit by car while running for Portland bus

Teen hit by car while running for Portland bus

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by SARA ROTH, KGW.com Staff

kgw.com

Posted on June 3, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jun 4 at 5:24 AM

PORTLAND -- A 15-year-old girl was struck by a car on Southeast 82nd Avenue and Mill Street Monday morning, according to Sgt. Pete Simpson of the Portland Police.

Investigators said the girl, identified as Amiracle Hernandez, ran across the street to catch a bus. She was hit by a silver Mercedes driven by a 66-year-old man.

Police and fire and rescue crew members responded to the report and treated Hernandez. The victim was taken to a Portland hospital with critical injuries.

Police were investigating the crash. The driver remained at the scene and was cooperating with the investigation.

Traffic on 82nd Avenue between Hawthorne Boulevard and Mill Avenue was closed.

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