FATAL CRASH ON INTERSTATE 84 EASTBOUND - EASTBOUND LANES CLOSED AT NE 68TH AVE
Portland Police Bureau
On March 25, 2021, at about 2:14 a.m., Portland Police were dispatched to reports of a wrong way driver on Interstate 84.
Multiple callers reported seeing a vehicle travelling westbound in the traffic lanes of eastbound I-84. Callers soon reported a collision on eastbound I-84 in the vicinity of Interstate 205.
Officers on the scene confirm that there has been what appears to be a head on collision on eastbound I-84 involving two vehicles. There are two fatalities.
Traffic on eastbound I-84 is shut down at Northeast 68th Avenue and is being diverted onto surface streets. Anyone planning to use eastbound I-84 in the next few hours should find alternate routes. This closure will impact traffic on surface streets and possibly other freeways for the next few hours.
The Portland Police Major Crash Team has responded to investigate.