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Man arrested after striking pedestrian in central Portland

Driver charged with DUII, reckless driving, assault in third degree


PHOTO COURTESY OF THE MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT - FergusonA 66-year-old pedestrian was struck by the driver of a 2008 Ford F-150 in central Portland, Saturday morning, March 26..

Officers from the Portland Police Bureau responded to a call of a pedestrian struck by a driver, Saturday morning at 1:12 a.m. at northwest 4th Avenue. and Davis Street in central Portland.

The pedestrian was crossing 4th Avenue in a crosswalk when he was struck by driver of the truck, a press release from the Portland Police Bureau stated. The pedestrian was treated on scene and transported to a Portland-area hospital for serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, also said.

The driver of the Ford was identified as 27-year-old Andrew Ferguson, who was arrested on charges of assault in the third degree, driving under the influence of intoxicants and reckless driving. He was booked into the Multnomah County Jail.