The Major Crash Team has completed its on-scene investigation of this morning's pedestrian-involved crash at West Burnside Street and Northwest 16th Avenue. The most severely injured pedestrian was listed in critical condition this morning. He is an adult male but is not being identified.
Officers arrested the involved driver. Ian T. Cupples, 39, of Portland (photo), was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges of Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII), Assault in the Third Degree, and Reckless Driving.
If anyone witnessed this crash and has not spoken to police, please contact lead investigator Garrett Dow at 503-823-5070 Garrett.Dow@portlandoregon.gov .
This is the 58th Major Crash Team activation of 2019.