No car found after reports of I-205 bridge crash


On Monday, PPB said an early search did not find the car

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A car reportedly slid off the Glenn L. Jackson Memorial Bridge on Interstate 205 into the Columbia River Sunday evening.

Coast Guard officials confirmed details of the crash on Sunday evening, but Portland Police took over the investigation on Monday and said no car had been located.

“The Portland Police Major Crash Team is not aware of the vehicle in this crash having been discovered. According to the investigators, the vehicle has not been located and they have no vehicle or passenger details to release.”

A boat crew was sent out to conduct a search within the vicinity of the area but did not find the vehicle, said Coast Guard spokesman Michael Clark.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Portland Police Officer Garret Dow, or 503-823-5070.

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