Portland police car hits man who stepped into road

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A man was hospitalized after he stepped into a street and was hit by a Portland police car.

The incident happened at 2:23 a.m., Saturday in a downtown nightlife district. Police say the officer was traveling west with a green light when the man stepped off the curb.

The Oregonian reports that the man sustained traumatic injuries, and police say he suffered an apparent heroin overdose.

Neither the man nor the police officer was identified.