December 30, 2013 14:50
This morning, December 30 2013, Audy Molina-Colindres, a 29-year-old male, was released from an area hospital and lodged at the Multnomah County Jail. He was charged with Manslaughter 2, Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants and Reckless Driving.
The PPB would like to remind the public to drive safely this holiday season. The Portland Police Bureau's Traffic Division will be conducted enhanced patrols related to DUII enforcement this New Year's Eve throughout the city. Additionally, Central Precinct will be conducting specific traffic enforcement on S.W. Barbur Blvd.
The correct spelling for the passengers name is Dmitriy Maksimov.
The Portland Police Bureau apologizes for the misspelling.
The driver in the fatal crash on S.W. Barbur Blvd. is in custody for Manslaughter, Reckless Driving and Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants. He is 29-year-old, Audy Molina-Colindres. The passenger has been identified as 28-year-old, Dmitiriy G. Maksimov.
The passenger in the fatal accident was not ejected from the vehicle.
The PPB's Major Crash Team continues to investigate this morning's fatal crash. Investigators believe that the vehicle involved in this crash was initially headed southbound on S.W. Barbur Blvd. The driver lost control, crossed over a median, through the northbound lanes of S.W. Barbur Blvd. and collided with a large tree.
The passenger of the vehicle died at the scene. The driver was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing and alcohol is believed to be a factor. Additional updates will follow.
The Portland Police Bureau would like to remind motorists to drive carefully. This incident marks the 35th traffic related fatality this year.
This morning, Friday December 27, 2013, at 3:06 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to Southwest Barbur Boulevard and Miles Street on the report that a vehicle crashed into a tree and that one person had been ejected from the vehicle.
Officers and medical personnel arrived and located a subject deceased outside the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was trapped inside the car and was suffering from traumatic injuries. Portland Fire & Rescue personnel were able to remove the driver, who was transported to a Portland hospital for treatment.
The Traffic Division's Major Crash Team (MCT) is responding to the scene to conduct a crash investigation.
Southwest Barbur Boulevard is closed in both directions and will likely remain closed for several hours as investigators process the crash scene. The road closure essentially extends from Capitol Highway to Terwilliger Boulevard.
Commuters are encouraged to use alternate routes, such as I-5 or Capitol Highway.
No additional information is available and updates will be provided this afternoon.
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204