Trimet of Portland, Oregon, has agreed to a $1.5 million settlement to Pat Smith, 68,who was so seriously injured in a bus vs. pedestrian accident that she had to have her leg amputated.
According to a report by Margy Lynch of KATU.com, Smith was seriously injured when she was hit by a bus while in a crosswalk in 2008 in Portland. Smith now has a prosthetic and uses a wheelchair.
According to the report, the bus driver was using an iPod at the time of the pedestrian accident.
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