Two Deadly Crashes Saturday Night In Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland’s Major Crash Team responded to two deadly crashes on Saturday night. These make 10 fatal accidents in Portland this year.
A person was killed when their motorcycle collided with an SUV near Southeast 34th and Powell around 6:20pm.
Three hours later, a woman was hit by a vehicle that left the scene at the intersection of Northeast 42nd and Halsey. The victim is identified as 36-year-old Chantel Downs. Police say she was hit by a vehicle that was rolling through a green light westbound on Halsey at the time she walked southbound on 42nd Avenue. There is no description of the vehicle or suspect at this time.
Portland Police response at the intersection of NE 42nd and NE Halsey. Intersection closed in all directions as the PPB Major Crash Team investigates. @KGWNews pic.twitter.com/ceJln7j4ot
— Jon Goodwin (@JGoodyPDX) March 1, 2020