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Terry Korbe struck by Elizabeth Garside's vehicle in the medical center's driveway

2018 PMG FILE PHOTO - Milwaukie Providence Hospital was the site of a driver's crash with a man in a wheelchair on July 5.Police reported that a 27-year-old woman rear-ended a 55-year-old man in a wheelchair on July 5 while she was driving through Providence Milwaukie Hospital.

Terry Korbe's electric wheelchair was struck by Elizabeth Garside's vehicle in the driveway of the hospital at about 7:50 p.m., according to the police report. At the time of the crash, Korbe and Garside were both heading west towards Southeast 32nd Avenue.

Garside told police that she briefly looked at a check-engine light that had come on just prior to her vehicle colliding with Korbe's wheelchair along the north side of the driveway. Korbe suffered a few minor lacerations, which were treated by medics on scene. He was then assisted by medics to the hospital's emergency room for further evaluation and care.

Police said the crash also resulted in minor damage to Korbe's wheelchair and Garside's vehicle. Garside remained on scene and cooperated with police during the investigation. No citation was issued.


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