Driver suffers medical emergency, dies, leading to 6-car crash - KPTV - FOX 12

Driver suffers medical emergency, dies, leading to 6-car crash

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HILLSBORO, OR (KPTV) -

A driver's medical emergency is believed to have caused a serious crash in Hillsboro Thursday.

Emergency crews were called out to Northeast 48th and Cornell at 5:40 p.m. Six cars were involved in the situation.

Police said a man in his 50s driving a Chevy truck suffered a medical emergency while heading westbound on Cornell. It caused him to accelerate to about 40 mph and T-bone a Dodge minivan.

Investigators believe the man died before the collision.

Two people suffered minor injuries and were taken to the hospital.

Cornell was expected to be closed in the area until 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

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