OSP: Truck driver hit on Highway 26 while putting chains on tire - KPTV - FOX 12

OSP: Truck driver hit on Highway 26 while putting chains on tires

Posted: Updated: Feb 14, 2018 04:55 PM
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SANDY, OR (KPTV) -

A truck driver was hit by a vehicle on Highway 26 east of Sandy on Wednesday morning, according to Oregon State Police.

OSP said the driver was outside the truck at Highway 26 and Hummingbird Lane while putting chains on the tires when a vehicle slid and hit the driver.

The truck driver was transported to a local hospital with injuries described as serious, but not life-threatening.

An Oregon State Police spokesman said the cause of the collision was poor weather and road conditions due to overnight snowfall. The driver who struck the truck driver was cited for failure to drive within a lane, according to police. 

The dateline of this story was corrected to reflect the location of the incident. 

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