Woman Hit and Dragged by Truck

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A 22-year-old woman is in the hospital after being hit by a semi truck.

Amanda Milbrodt was struck and drug by the truck. She has non-life threatening injuries.

Springfield Police say Milbrodt was crossing in the crosswalk when she was hit by the semi that was turning on Gateway Loop. Police say it dragged her for about 50 feet.

Emergency crews took her to the hospital with a broken leg and some fractures. The driver of the truck didn’t know he hit Milbrodt and proceeded to the Gateway Post Office.

Witnesses told police where he was. They located him and he is cooperating with police.

KEZI 9 News asked police if the driver could be charged with anything in this case. “That is to early to say, we are still investigating it,” said Officer Robert Conrad with the Springfield Police Department. “I will be talking to the driver later on and we will basically provide a report to the district attorney’s office. It will be up to their office to decide what if anything will be going on with this case.”

Police say tests for any impairment on the driver have proved negative.

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