One dead in crash at NE 33rd and Columbia

Second person transported to hospital with critical injuries

One person has died in a two-vehicle crash at NE 33rd and Washington. February 25, 2015 (KOIN 6 News)
One person has died in a two-vehicle crash at NE 33rd and Washington. February 25, 2015 (KOIN 6 News)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — Wednesday evening the Portland Police Traffic Division responded to a fatal crash at Northeast 33rd and Columbia, officials said.

The two-vehicle crash occurred shortly after 4:30 p.m., police said. One of the vehicles ended up under an overpass. The other had a smashed front end and was found up against a concrete barrier.

One person was found dead on the scene, and another was transported to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center with potentially life-threatening injuries.

Northeast Columbia Blvd. is closed in both directions at 33rd Ave. Drivers are encouraged to use Lombard/Portland Hwy as an alternate route.

KOIN 6 News will provide more information as it becomes available.

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