UPDATE: One Driver Involved in Early Morning Crash Pronounced Deceased

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December 27, 2019 10:15

  

Traffic Officers with PPB's Major Crash Team continue to investigate an early morning crash involving two vehicles.

Preliminary information suggests the driver of a Sebring sedan was travelling Eastbound on North Lombard Street and crossed into the on-coming traffic lanes, colliding with a Toyota truck, which was travelling Westbound.

The adult male driver of the Sebring was pronounced deceased at the scene and investigators believe it is likely there was a medical event preceding the collision.

The driver of the Toyota truck was transported to an area hospital with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

Traffic Officer Enz is the primary investigator. If anyone has information about this case, contact Officer Enz at (503) 823-2208 or at david.enz@portlandoregon.gov

Officers are hoping to re-open traffic within the hour.


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On Friday, December 27, 2019, at 7:27 a.m., North Precinct Officers responded to a collision involving two vehicles in the 300 block of North Lombard Street.

Officers arrived and determined the collision was a head on crash. The Traffic Division's Major Crash Team was requested to assist and is enroute.

North Lombard Street is closed from North Commercial to Vancouver Avenues and is expected to remain so for several hours.

If anyone has information about this crash, call dispatch at (503) 823-3333.
Updates will be provided via press release as information becomes available for public release.

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