PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Beaverton police announced on Tuesday that the teen driver involved in a Tualatin Valley Highway crash remains hospitalized after the car, carrying four other Southridge students, crashed into a deputy patrol car.
Police are continuing to investigate the fatal April 27 crash during which a Nissan Altima, with five students, ran a red light on SW TV Highway and SW Murray Boulevard — crashing into the driver’s side of Deputy Michael Trotter’s patrol car.
Two of the teens, 16-year-old Juan Pacheco Aguilera and 17-year-old Matthew Amaya, died at the scene.
On Tuesday, authorities revealed the driver of the Nissan is an 18-year-old from Tigard who is receiving treatment at a hospital. The driver has not been publicly identified.
Beaverton police said the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call 503-629-0111.