Minivan smashes Portland bus stop, catches on fire; driver cited

Published: Jan. 28, 2023 at 3:56 PM PST
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PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) - A Beaverton man was arrested after he crashed a minivan into a bus stop in east Portland early Saturday, according to a Portland police spokesperson.

At about 2:30 a.m., 39-year-old Mitch Moran was driving a minivan through the roundabout at Northeast Glisan Street and Northeast Cesar Chavez Boulevard when he failed to make it through the circular turn. Police said the van smashed into a TriMet bus stop, completely destroying it, and caught fire.

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According to police, Moran was criminally cited for driving under the influence and reckless driving.