Road closed after driver hits pedestrian in NE Portland crosswalk

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – A driver hit a pedestrian in a crosswalk Wednesday night in northeast Portland.

Officers say the collision occurred near Sandy Boulevard at Northeast 57th Avenue just before 8:10 p.m.

The pedestrian was rushed to an area hospital with traumatic injuries, police said.

The driver remained at the scene after the crash.

Sandy Boulevard is closed from Northeast 57th to Northeast 54th while investigators respond.

No additional information was immediately available for release. 

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