Man hit by police car on Burnside early Saturday morning
PORTLAND, Ore. - A man who had apparently overdosed on heroin stepped into traffic and was hit by a Portland police car early Saturday morning, police said.
Police said the man suffered traumatic injuries, but is expected to survive.
The crash happened just before 2:30 a.m. on N.W. 2nd Ave. and Burnside.
The officer was driving west on Burnside with a green light, witnesses said, when the man stepped in front of him.
Westbound Burnside was closed while the major-crash team investigated.