Glenfair crash proves fatal

One person was injured, and another one died, in this outer East Portland crash …

Members of the Portland Police Bureau Traffic Division Major Crash Team arrive in the Glenfair neighborhood to investigate a fatal crash.

By David F. Ashton

A crash in the Glenfair neighborhood resulted in a fatality early Tuesday morning, September 1.

Portland Police Bureau (PPB) East Precinct officers were dispatched to wreck on SE 153rd Avenue, near the intersection with Stark Street, at 5:10 a.m. that morning, and found that an Oldsmobile Alero had crashed into a house.

“Officers discovered two people with serious injuries; medical crews arrived and determined that one was a fatality,” reported PPB Public Information Officer Sergeant Kevin Allen. “The other person was transported to the hospital by ambulance, and the patient’s condition is unknown.”

Officials say this car left the road, went through a yard, and smashed into a house. Courtesy of KOIN TV News 6

Due to the crash, officers closed down SE Stark Street, from 148th to 157th Avenues.

How this smash up occurred has not yet been disclosed. “The accident is under investigation,” said Allen.

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