2 dead in crash between SUV and pickup truck in Northeast Portland; Police arrest pickup driver

By | October 29, 2023

PORTLAND Oregon (KPTV) – Two people are dead after a collision between an SUV and a pickup truck in Northeast Portland Saturday evening, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

Around 6 p.m., police responded to a report of a crash at Northeast Lombard Street and Northeast 33rd Avenue. Arriving officers and paramedics found two adults, a driver and a passenger, dead in a small SUV.

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The driver of a van involved has been arrested by police as part of a criminal investigation.

Police say this is the 55th fatal traffic accident this year in Portland and the sixth in the past two weeks.

During the investigation, Northeast Lombard Street is closed between Northeast 33rd Avenue and Northeast 36th Avenue.

Anyone with information about the accident is asked to email [email protected] Attn: Traffic Investigations Unit and reference case number 23-282412.

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