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9 Mar 2014
10 Mar 2014
Police cite driver for accident
Police have determined that a red light runner caused an accident that injured three people in Southeast Portland on Monday evening.
According to police, Nang Nguyen, 65, drove his 2008 Toyota Siena van through a red light on northbound on 92nd Avenue and collided with the westbound 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Zachery Jones, 20.
The force of the collision caused the Jeep to roll and strike two two bicyclists, Stephen Bruce, 56, and Jamie Drennen, 31, who were standing on the northwest corner of the intersection, waiting to cross the street.
Both drivers and both bicyclists were transported to Portland hospitals for treatment to non-life-threatening injuries.
Nguyen was given a citation for Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device. Bruce, was given a citation for Possession of Methamphetamine, after drugs and paraphernalia were discovered in his possession after the crash.