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PORTLAND -- At least one passenger was hurt and a driver was arrested after a truck and TriMet bus collided in the Pearl District Wednesday night.

Witnesses said the truck went through a stop sign at Northwest Everett Street and Northwest 9th Avenue and crashed into the side of the bus at about 8:30 p.m.

About 14 passengers were on board at the time. One person was taken to a nearby hospital and others complained of minor injuries.

One witness told KGW it happened so fast that nobody on the bus knew what was going on.

I kind of blacked out for a second. The woman next to me hit her head diagonally and was on the ground, she said. Then I realized I wasn't in the same position that I was at, and everyone was screaming.

The driver of the truck, 23-year-old Torgan James Wilkinson, was arrested for DUII, reckless driving and criminal mischief.

Clean-up crews were called to the scene to keep the fuel from spilling into nearby storm drains.

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