Police: Two separate crashes close Highway 217

Police: Two separate crashes close Highway 217
Photo by Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue

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.