Man washing car hit by suspected DUII driver in Northeast Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. – A man washing his car in Northeast Portland was seriously injured after he was hit by another vehicle Saturday afternoon.

The victim, 26-year-old Pedo Xiap Cotoc, was taken to a Portland hospital. His medical condition is unknown at this time.

The driver, 40-year-old Melody Bates, was also injured in the crash. She faces charges of DUII and reckless driving.

The crash occurred shortly after 3:15 p.m. at the Splash-n-Dash Car Wash near Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Morgan Street.

An investigation is ongoing.

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