Two drivers killed in crash on I-5 in North Portland; lanes reopen


One driver pronounced dead on scene; the other dies at hospital

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Two drivers died after their vehicles collided on Interstate 5 early Saturday morning in North Portland.

The Portland Police Bureau said it responded to reports of a crash just after 5 a.m. on I-5 at N Greeley Avenue. Arriving officers found two cars had collided and one of the drivers was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other driver was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries but later died, according to PPB.

Both victims were males; their identities will be released after their families are notified.

Northbound lanes were closed during the investigation but have since reopened.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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