Car Hits Woman Sleeping In Tent


A woman, who was sleeping in a tent, was injured early Saturday morning by a driver who lost control in Southeast Portland.

Portland Police report the driver was merging onto I-205 northbound from Southeast Division Street. She failed to negotiate a curve in the road, struck a sign, and then drove into a tent that was in a grassy area off the road.

The victim was among three people in the tent. The other two were not injured.

The driver, 20-year-old Shayla Valdez, of Portland, was cited for Careless Driving. She showed no signs of impairment.

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