A Beaverton teenager looking at her cellphone was almost flattened by a MAX train on Monday. According to the Beaverton police department, the distracted walker "suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital."
On Tuesday TriMet released a
best hits "close calls" video with a mix of near-miss accidents from the past year. The MAX trains show amazing breaking ability, though not robust enough for some unlucky Portlanders.