PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The driver involved a crash late Saturday that killed two people has been arrested.
Tyviant Tilden Mancilla, 18, was charged with Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver (Hit and Run) involving serious injury or death after being interviewed at the Multnomah County Detention Center.
According to PPB, the vehicle Mancilla was driving was stolen. After the crash, he fled the scene. Investigators received a tip that Mancilla had retreated to a hotel near the Lloyd Center. Officers responded to the hotel where they were able to speak with Mancilla who had blood on his sweatshirt, according to PPB.
“The suspect subsequently confessed to being the driver in the collision and was taken into custody,” PPB said in a release.
Witnesses and officers saw other people associated with the crash leave the area before police arrived.
Additional charges may be added later.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact Officer Garrett Dow 503-823-5070.
Two people were killed and two others were injured following a two-car crash in the Wilkes neighborhood Saturday.
A crash was reported on NE Halsey Street west of NE 162nd around 10:45 p.m. First responders arrived at the scene and determined two of the crash victims had died. Two other patients involved were seriously injured and taken to a nearby hospital by ambulance.
Police have temporarily closed NE Halsey Street between NE 160th and NE 162nd Avenues during the investigation.
The Portland Police Bureau did not immediately provide information about the victims, the vehicles nor the circumstances of the crash.