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Milwaukie Police Investigate Auto vs Pedestrian Accident. - 11/24/17

Case #17-4466

On 11-24-17, around 9:20 p.m., Milwaukie Police were dispatched to the intersection of SE 42nd Avenue and SE Harrison Street in regards to an auto vs. pedestrian accident.

52-year-old Carl Beardsley, was walking south on 42nd Avenue and was in the crosswalk at SE Harrison Street when he was struck by a vehicle. Mr. Beardsley was treated at the scene by fire/medics for minor injuries.

The driver of the vehicle, 84-year-old Nels Backstrom, stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.

Milwaukie Police would like to remind all drivers to come to a complete stop at all intersections and use caution when proceeding, especially at night or in low visibility area where street lights are not present.

Milwaukie Police Investigate Auto vs Pedestrian Accident. - 11/24/17

Case #17-4457

On 11-24-17, around 6:30 a.m., Milwaukie Police were dispatched to the 5600 block of King Road in regards to an auto vs. pedestrian accident.

When police arrived, fire/medics were already attending to the victim, a 37-year-old male, who sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to OHSU.

The driver of the vehicle, a 34-year-old female, remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

The Clackamas County Criminal Reconstruction and Forensic Unit (CRAFT) is assisting with the on-going investigation and the names of the victim and driver are not being released at this time.

If anyone witnessed the incident and you have not talked to Milwaukie Police, please call 503-786-7500.