UPDATE: Major Crash Team Investigating Crash at Northeast 60th Avenue and Portland Highway (Lombard) (Photo)

June 30, 2015 18:00


Traffic Division officers are continuing to investigate the circumstances of Monday afternoon's crash on Portland Highway.

Investigators learned that 27-year-old Vadim Savitskiy was driving a 2005 Volvo tractor-trailer eastbound on Portland Highway and ran a red light at Northeast 60th Avenue, where he collided with a 2005 Dodge Ram pick-up driven by 68-year-old Patrick Duggan Poston. Poston was driving northbound on 60th Avenue at the time of the crash.

Poston was transported to a Portland hospital for treatment to serious, but not life-threatening injuries.

Savitskiy remained at the scene, was cooperative with investigators and did not display any signs of impairment.

No citations have been issued. Once the investigation is complete, it will be forwarded to the

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