Driver crashes into gas pump before being hit and killed by another driver on Hwy 213
OREGON CITY, Ore. – Two crashes caused officials to close Highway 213 Monday morning. In the first, Clackamas County Dispatch says a driver crashed into a gas station and a gas pump caught fire. The driver ran from the gas station crash onto Highway 213 and caused a second crash when a driver in a minivan struck and killed the driver in the roadway.
Officials say the Chevron gas station crash occurred at 3:40 a.m. near Highway 213 and Clackamas River Drive. The driver was in an SUV and no one else was inside the vehicle at the time of the crash.
Officials say the minivan driver was traveling northbound on Highway 213.
The crashes closed all northbound lanes of Highway 213 from Redland Road to Interstate 205. Drivers were asked to use alternate routes.
Oregon State Police will lead the investigation.
This is a developing story. It will be updated.