Skateboarder hit by bus near Clackamas Town Center

The skateboarder, John Alan Wilson, crossed into the path of the bus, officials said

Skateboarder John Wilson, 29, was seriously hurt when he crossed in front of this bus near the Clackamas Town Center, Aug. 30, 2014 (Clackamas County Sheriff's Office)
Skateboarder John Wilson, 29, was seriously hurt when he crossed in front of this bus near the Clackamas Town Center, Aug. 30, 2014 (Clackamas County Sheriff's Office)

CLACKAMAS, Ore. (KOIN 6) — A skateboarder was seriously injured after he crossed in front of a turning bus at the Clackamas Town Center Transit Center MAX Station.

Skateboarder John Wilson, 29, was seriously hurt when he crossed in front of this bus near the Clackamas Town Center, Aug. 30, 2014 (Clackamas County Sheriff's Office)
Skateboarder John Wilson, 29, was seriously hurt when he crossed in front of this bus near the Clackamas Town Center, Aug. 30, 2014 (Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office)

The bus was turning from the mall parking lot to the TriMet garage entrance when the accident happened around 8:10 a.m. Saturday, officials said. Just at that time, the skateboarder, John Alan Wilson, came down the ramp, made a sudden turn and crossed into the path of the bus.

Wilson, 29, was rushed to an area hospital. It is not known at this time what his condition is.

The crash continues to be investigated.

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