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Crash closes southbound I-205 in Northeast Portland

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PORTLAND — A crash closed Interstate 205 southbound Monday afternoon in Northeast Portland, causing traffic to back up to the Glenn Jackson Bridge across the Columbia River.

Footage showed a car on fire shortly before 3 p.m.

About 3:40 p.m., a Waze Twitter account for Portland traffic times said drivers on southbound I-205 in Portland could expect a 53 minute longer than usual wait.

Portland police said the crash, which occurred between the Northeast Killingsworth Street/Columbia Boulevard exit and the Northeast Prescott Street overpass, is currently under investigation.

No fatalities were reported.

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