Police car hit while responding to call in SE Portland

Two PPB officers were taken to the hospital after their car was hit while responding to a call...
Two PPB officers were taken to the hospital after their car was hit while responding to a call on Friday night.(PPB)
Published: Sep. 24, 2022 at 2:23 PM PDT
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - Two Portland Police Bureau officers were taken to the hospital after their car was hit by a speeding driver while responding to a call late Friday night.

PPB said the officers were responding to a call with their lights and sirens on when they were hit by a car that was speeding at Southeast Powell Boulevard and Southeast 67th Avenue. The officers were taken to a hospital but only suffered bumps and bruises.

The driver of the car that hit them did not want medical treatment. He was cited for the following:

· Careless Driving

· Failure to Yield to an Emergency Vehicle

· Speeding (31mph+ over limit)