PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday shortly after 1 PM, police found a woman and her 18 month old child had been hit by a car as they used a crosswalk on Highway 101. The child's face was injured requiring medical attention from North Lincoln Fire & Rescue and Pacific West Ambulance.
The mother, identified as 21 year-old Anayely Barbonio-Gutierrez of Lincoln City, was pushing her 18 moth old child in a stroller across Highway 101, from west to east, in the crosswalk at the intersection of NW 14th Street.
The driver, Shawn A. Miller of Otis, was making a right turn from NW 14th Street onto Highway 101 and hit the mother and child in the stroller while they were in the crosswalk.
Anayely and her child were taken by Pacific West Ambulance to Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital for treatment, for non-life threatening injuries.
The driver, Shawn Miller stayed on scene and cooperated with the investigation. Mr. Miller told police that he never saw the woman and child crossing the highway with the stroller until just before hitting them. Police report there were no signs of impairment of the driver and speed is not believed to be a factor in this crash. The driver of the vehicle was issued a citation for Failing to Yield to a Pedestrian in a Crosswalk.