PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — All lanes of Highway 30 were closed for hours near the St. Johns Bridge after a driver crashed into a power pole on Saturday morning.
Officers responded to the crash at 6:10 a.m. at milepost 6 on Highway 30. Police said when they arrived, they found a car crashed into a power pole and live wires on the street.
Joseph Dubois, 44, died in the crash. A woman who was injured was taken to a local hospital in an ambulance.
Highway 30 was closed in both directions between the St. Johns Bridge and Northwest Kittridge Avenue during the initial scene investigation.
The Portland Police Bureau’s Major Crash Team is investigating.
The circumstances that led up to the crash are unclear. Police are asking anyone with information about it to call 503.823.2103 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, attention Traffic Investigations Unit and reference Case No. 22-114077.