BEAVERTON, Ore. – Firefighters closed Highway 217 northbound Monday afternoon after two separate crashes.
The crashes happened on Highway 217 northbound just north of the Canyon Road on ramp.
Beaverton Police said one crash involved two cars and the other involved four cars.
Several people were injured, according to a tweet from Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue. One person was taken to a hospital.
It’s unclear what caused the crashes.
Firefighters also treated a person who was suffering from chest pains while waiting in traffic. He was taken to a hospital.
NB 217 is currently closed because of a crash just north of the Canyon Road on ramp. Multiple vehicles involved with several injuries.— TVF&R (@TVFR) October 29, 2012
Seven cars involved in wreck on northbound 217, one patient transported to the hospital. Highway should open soon. twitter.com/TVFR/status/26…— TVF&R (@TVFR) October 29, 2012
Firefighters also treated a man suffering from chest pains while stuck in traffic during NB 217 closure. Ambulance took him to hospital.— TVF&R (@TVFR) October 29, 2012