TriMet bus hit skatboarder at Clackamas Town Center Transit Station

TriMet bus hit skatboarder at Clackamas Town Center Transit Station
A TriMet bus hit a skateboarder at the Clackamas Town Center Transit Center MAX station early in the morning on August 30.

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Early this morning a TriMet bus struck a skateboarder at the Clackamas Town Center Transit Center MAX Station, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office.

29-year-old John Alan Wilson, of Gresham, was riding his skateboard down a ramp from the MAX platform to the west when a TriMet bus was turning from the Clackamas Town Center parking lot into the TriMet garage at the end of the MAX Green Line.

Witnesses stated the Wilson made a sudden turn from a sidewalk where he was riding and crossed in front of the bus resulting in Wilson getting hit.

The collision left Wilson with significant injuries and damage to the front of the bus.

Wilson was taken to a local hospital, but his condition is unknown at this time.

A full investigation into the crash is being handled by the Clackamas County Collision Reconstruction and Forensic Team.