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News Release
Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Crash - 07/06/21

Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Crash

DATE: 7/6/2021

CASE: 21-4397

On 7/5/2021 at approximately 7:50 pm, Milwaukie Police Officers responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash at the Milwaukie Providence Hospital located at, 10150 SE 32nd Avenue in the City of Milwaukie, Oregon.

During the investigation officers learned that 55-year-old Terry Korbe’s wheelchair had been struck by a vehicle operated by 27-year-old Elizabeth Garside in the driveway of the hospital. At the time of the crash, Mr. Korbe was operating his electric wheelchair along the north side of the driveway, headed west towards SE 32nd Avenue. Mrs. Garside was also driving her vehicle westbound in the driveway towards SE 32nd Avenue. Mrs. Garside reported she briefly looked at a check engine light that had come on just prior to her vehicle colliding with Mr. Korbe’s wheelchair. Mr. Korbe suffered a few minor lacerations which were treated by medics on scene. He was then assisted by medics to the hospital emergency room for further evaluation and care.

The crash also resulted in minor damage to Mr. Korbe’s wheelchair and Mrs. Garside’s vehicle. Mrs. Garside remained on scene and cooperated with police during the investigation. No citation has been issued at this time.