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Pedestrian killed, 4 hurt in Oregon crash

Jan. 20, 2013 at 9:58 AM   |   Comments

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- One pedestrian was killed and four were injured Sunday when a vehicle went up on a sidewalk in the popular Old Town area of Portland, Ore., police said.

The accident occurred around 2:30 a.m. PST when a pickup truck and taxi cab collided in an intersection, sending one of the vehicles on to the sidewalk and into a group of people.

One of the people died at the scene and the other four were rushed to area hospitals in unknown condition, police said in a written statement.

Both drivers were cooperating with investigators, who closed down the busy intersection for several hours.

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