Car in US-26 explosion registered in NE Portland

Neighbor described apartment as a "normal" bachelor pad

Investigators seized items from a NE Portland apartment Thursday afternoon. The vehicle involved in an explosion on US-26 was registered to the residence. (KOIN 6 News)
Investigators seized items from a NE Portland apartment Thursday afternoon. The vehicle involved in an explosion on US-26 was registered to the residence. (KOIN 6 News)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — Authorities arrived at a Northeast Portland apartment Thursday afternoon after a car registered to the address was involved in an explosion on US-26 just six miles east of Welches.

Neighbors told KOIN 6 News detectives entered the apartment complex and seized items.

Corey Bierd, who lives nearby, said three people live in the home currently under investigation. He described it as a “normal” bachelor pad.

Witnesses on the scene said a man rushed up to the apartment, only to find it taped off. Detectives then took him away in a car.

KOIN 6 News is on the scene and will have more information as it becomes available.

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