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Tow truck crashes into MAX platform in SE Portland

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(Courtesy: Gresham Police Department) (Courtesy: Gresham Police Department)
(Courtesy: Gresham Police Department) (Courtesy: Gresham Police Department)
(Courtesy: Gresham Police Department) (Courtesy: Gresham Police Department)
GRESHAM, OR (KPTV) -

MAX service is back to normal after a car crash involving a tow truck disrupted service in southeast Portland.

Gresham police said a tow truck driver disobeyed a traffic light and was hit from the side by a car on Southeast 197th at Burnside Wednesday afternoon. 

The driver of the tow truck lost control and crashed into the MAX platform, tipping onto its passenger side.

No one was on the MAX platform at the time of the crash.

The driver of the tow truck was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.

No citations have been issued and police are investigating the crash.

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