September 22, 2020 04:41
A fatal crash on northbound I-5 in Southwest Portland is under investigation. On Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 3:45a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to several reports of a wrong-way driver on northbound I-5. As they were responding, a crash was reported just north of the Highway 99W interchange. Officers and paramedics responded and discovered three vehicles were involved in the crash, at least two impacting head-on. Lifesaving measures were attempted, but one of the drivers was deceased. The driver of another car was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of a third car was unhurt.
The Portland Police Traffic Division Major Crash Team is responding to investigate. To preserve the scene, three northbound lanes are closed. Traffic is able to slo