UPDATE: Rollover Crash in Lents Neighborhood Hits a Pedestrian and a Bicyclist - Three Transported to Hospital

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July 03, 2013 11:10

  

Traffic investigators determined that a 2008 Toyota Siena van driven by 65-year-old Nang Nguyen ran the red light northbound on 92nd Avenue and collided with the westbound 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by 20-year-old Zachery Jones.

After the collision, the Jeep rolled and struck two bicyclists, 56-year-old Stephen Bruce and 31-year-old Jamie Drennen, who were standing on the northwest corner of the intersection, waiting to cross the street.

Both drivers and both bicyclists were transported to Portland hospitals for treatment to non-life-threatening injuries.

Nguyen was given a citation for Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device. One of the bicyclists, Stephen Bruce, was given a citation for Possession of Methamphetamine, after drugs and paraphernalia were discovered in his possession after the crash.

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###ORIGINAL MESSAGE BELOW###

This evening, Monday July 1, 2013, at 8:17 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a rollover crash at Southeast 92nd Avenue and Foster Road. As officers were enroute, additional information was broadcast that the crash struck two pedestrians on the sidewalk.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located a pedestrian and a bicyclist injured on the sidewalk after being struck by a Jeep that rolled after a collision with a van. Both the pedestrian and the bicyclist have been transported to Portland hospitals with serious but not believed to be life-threatening injuries. A third person involved in the crash has also been transported to the hospital for treatment.

The intersection of 92nd and Foster is currently closed while the Traffic Division conducts an investigation into the crash.

No additional information is available at this time.

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