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Damaged Car
Damaged Car
Car Crashed Into Bridge Pillar. Major Crash Team Responding (Photo) - 09/17/23

On Sunday, September 17, 2023, at 3:09 p.m., officers from the Central Precinct were dispatched to a crash on Southeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, under the Morrison Bridge. Officers arrived to find a car that crashed into a pillar of the Morrison Bridge. Both the driver and passenger were transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

The Major Crash Team (MCT) has responded to the scene and is assuming control of the investigation. Southeast MLK Jr. Boulevard will be closed from Southeast Washington Street to Southeast Belmont Street while investigators process the scene and collect evidence.

Anyone who believes they have information about this incident is asked to contact the Traffic Investigations Unit at crimetips@police.portlandoregon.gov and reference case number 23-245143.

Photo: Grey sedan with severe damage to driver's side door with airbags deployed

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