Driver crashes van, dies in Glenfair neighborhood

Driver suffered medical event

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) – A medical issue likely caused a driver to lose control of a van in the Glenfair neighborhood, according to police.

The driver died on scene.

The crash happened on Southeast 148th just south of East Burnside at 7:21 a.m. on Thursday.

Police said the van was traveling westbound when the medical issue caused the driver to lose controlof the vehicle. The van then traveled through a yard south on Southeast 148th. The van hit a parked vehicle.

Aside from the driver of the van, there were no other reported injuries. The vehicle did not crash into any structures.

The medical examiner is on scene conducting an investigation. Southeast 148th between Southeast Stark and Burnside should be re-opened shortly.

The fatal crash in the Glenfair neighborhood, January 14 2016. (KOIN)
The fatal crash in the Glenfair neighborhood, January 14 2016. (KOIN)

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