Man seriously injured in NE Portland crash, police say

UPDATE: Driver involved in serious NE Portland crash failed sobriety tests, said his eyes were off the road

Correction appended

A man suffered serious injuries Tuesday night in a Northeast Portland traffic crash, police said.

The man, who was driving a Toyota Corolla, was involved in a crash with a Cadillac Escalade at 33rd Avenue and Emerson Street, Portland police said in a news release. They didn’t provide information about the circumstances that led to the crash.

The Cadillac’s driver and passenger walked away, police said, but police quickly found and detained them nearby. 

The man was taken to a hospital, police said. They didn’t publicly identify him or the two people who they say walked away from the Cadillac. 

Officers responded to the crash around 7:55 p.m. Traffic is affected in the area.

The crash is under investigation.

— Jim Ryan
503-221-8005; @Jimryan015

A previous version of this report incorrectly referred to the sex of a person seriously injured in

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