Traffic #ALERT: Fatal 3 Car Crash Closes Section of Northwest Yeon Ave

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May 27, 2022 18:31

  

A 3-car crash has caused the death of one person and closed a section of Northwest Yeon Avenue for the investigation.

On Friday, May 27, 2022 at 4:15p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to a report of a crash in the 4200 block of Northwest Yeon Avenue. They discovered 3 vehicles involved. The driver of one of the vehicles, an adult female, was pinned in the vehicle and was extricated by Portland Fire & Rescue. She was transported by AMR ambulance to the hospital. Despite lifesaving efforts by paramedics and hospital personnel, she died. The occupants of the other two vehicles were not injured.

The Portland Police Major Crash Team is on scene to investigate the crash. During the investigation, Northwest Yeon Avenue is closed between Northwest Express Avenue and Northwest 44th Avenue.

If anyone has information about this incident and has not already spoken to police, they're asked to please contact crimetips@portlandoregon.gov, attention Traffic Investigations Unit, and reference case number 22-141042, or call (503)823-2103.

More information will be released when appropriate.

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