Pedestrian Hit By TriMet Bus

Photo: KATU

A pedestrian was seriously hurt after getting hit by a TriMet bus in downtown Portland Tuesday morning.

The crash happened near Northwest 3rd Avenue and West Burnside Street around 5:20 Tuesday morning.

Police say officers and emergency medics arrived at the scene and found a woman under the bus. 

Portland Fire & Rescue had to remove the woman from underneath the bus. The injured woman was transported to a hospital by ambulance for treatment of what were believed to be serious life-threatening injuries. 

Based on the injured woman's condition, the Portland Police Bureau Traffic Division's Major Crash Team is are leading the traffic crash investigation.

No one on the bus was injured in the crash. 

West Burnside Street was closed between Northwest 2nd Avenue and Northwest 3rd Avenue during the investigation.

If you have any information about this investigation, contact the Portland Police Bureau Traffic Division at 503-823-2103.

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