Driver dies after crashing into barrier on southbound I-205
PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - The Portland Police Bureau is investigating a deadly crash that happened on Interstate 205 early Monday morning.
Just after 2 a.m., officers responded to a crash on southbound I-205 at Northeast Killingsworth Street. Police say officers arrived and found a car crashed into the jersey barrier on the left side of the southbound lanes.
The driver, who has not yet been identified, died at the scene. Police did not say if anyone ese was in the vehicle.
Southbound I-205 was closed at NE Killingsworth while police remain at the scene. All southbound I-205 traffic was diverted to Northeast Airport Way at the time. The interstate reopened just before 6 a.m.
The Major Crash Team is leading the investigation. Anyone with information about the crash should email firstname.lastname@example.org attn: Traffic Investigations Unit and reference case number 23-301400.
Police say this is the 63rd deadly crash in Portland this year.
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