April 19, 2015 03:35
On Sunday April 19, 2015, at 2:54 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to Northeast Columbia Boulevard at 33rd Avenue on the report of a traffic crash where one person was ejected from the vehicle.
Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the crashed vehicle and two patients. The driver was transported to a Portland hospital with serious injuries but is expected to survive. The passenger was ejected and died at the scene. The vehicle struck one of the large concrete pillars for the 33rd Avenue overpass.
The Traffic Division's Major Crash Team is responding to conduct an investigation into the crash.
Northeast Columbia Boulevard will be shut down in both directions at 33rd for several hours as officers investigate the crash.
No additional updates are e