Driver flees deadly crash involving Uber driver in West Town

The Uber driver and a passenger were treated on scene for minor injuries. The 42-year-old driver told police he had the green light. A traffic camera on …
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CHICAGO —Police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash in West Town.

Around 2:30 a.m. Thursday, a woman was driving a Pontiac minivan southbound on Halsted when she ran a red light at Madison Street, and was hit by an Uber driver in a Toyota Camry.

The woman who caused the crash jumped out of he minivan and fled the scene.

A 28-year-old man, who was a passenger in the minivan, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Three women who were also in the minivan were injured, and transported to the hospital in stable condition.

The Uber driver and a passenger were treated on scene for minor injuries. The 42-year-old driver told police he had the green light.

A traffic camera on the intersection should have footage of exactly what happened.

Detectives appeared to be processing evidence from inside the van.

Police have not released a description of woman who fled the scene.

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland police say a man driving a stolen pickup truck 100 mph (161 kph) crashed into an SUV, killing an Uber passenger.
ByAssociated Press

April 21 at 5:19 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland police say a man driving a stolen pickup truck 100 mph (161 kph) crashed into an SUV, killing an Uber passenger.

Police believe the pickup truck driver was under the influence of intoxicants when he collided head-on with the SUV Saturday night.

According to police, the Uber passenger sitting in the backseat of the SUV was ejected through the front windshield and died. The driver of the SUV was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

The truck driver was ejected from the vehicle and treated at a nearby hospital.

Police say that during the crash, the SUV hit a minivan. A passenger in the minivan was treated for injuries at a hospital.

Officers investigating the crash learned the truck was reported stolen earlier in the week.

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police say a man driving a stolen pickup truck 100 mph crashed into a sport-utility vehicle, killing an Uber …

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police say a man driving a stolen pickup truck 100 mph (161 kph) crashed into an SUV, killing an Uber passenger.

Police believe the pickup truck driver was under the influence of intoxicants when he collided head-on with the SUV Saturday night.

According to police, the Uber passenger sitting in the backseat of the SUV was ejected through the front windshield and died. The driver of the SUV was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

The truck driver was ejected from the vehicle and treated at a nearby hospital.

Police say that during the crash, the SUV hit a minivan. A passenger in the minivan was treated for injuries at a hospital.

Officers investigating the crash learned the truck was reported stolen earlier in the week.

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – One person was killed and three people were injured after a head-on crash in northeast Portland Saturday night.

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – One person was killed and three people were injured after a head-on crash in northeast Portland Saturday night.

The Portland Police Bureau’s Major Crash Team responded to investigate the crash, which occurred on Northeast 102nd Avenue on the overpass above Interstate 84.

Police say a man was driving a red Dodge pickup truck southbound on Northeast 102nd Avenue at an estimated speed of about 100 mph.

The pickup truck then swerved over the center median onto oncoming northbound traffic, hitting a northbound Lexus SUV head-on.

The driver of pickup was ejected from the vehicle and was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police believe he was under the influence of intoxicants.

During their investigation, police also learned that the pickup truck had been reported stolen earlier during the week.

Police say the Lexus SUV had been in service as an Uber car and was carrying a male passenger in the back seat.

During the crash, the passenger was ejected through the front windshield and died from his injuries, according to police.

The female driver of the SUV sustained serious injuries and was taken to a hospital to be treated.

Police say as a result of the initial crash, the SUV was knocked into the path of a Toyota Sienna minivan that was traveling northbound.

The minivan was driven by a juvenile, who was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The name of the person who died will not be released until the Multnomah County Medical Examiner has notified next of kin.

Police say this is an ongoing investigation and no further information is available.

Anyone with information relating to this investigation is asked to call investigator Phil Maynard at 503-823-2216 or at Phillip.Maynard@portlandoregon.gov

Police say this is the 18th deadly crash investigated by the Major Crash Team this year.

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