VW driver hits cars, ODOT worker in I-205 crash


Investigation into the crash continues

Inside a Metro West ambulance, February 2021 (KOIN. file)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – A 38-year-old ODOT worker was seriously injured Thursday morning when a driver hit multiple vehicles and him along I-205, the Oregon State Police said.

The crash happened near milepost 12 in Clackamas County around 9:35 a.m., officials said. The driver of a black Volkswagen GTI hit the vehicles before hitting Grant Riedel, who was working outside his truck at the time.

Riedel was rushed to OHSU for treatment of his injuries.

The driver, Tyler Nicholas Pacheco, stayed at the scene and cooperated, authorities said. The investigation is ongoing and no other information is available.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Twitter News Widget

Trending Stories