UPDATE: DUII charges filed after crash hospitalizes four
UPDATE: Authorities say Jorge Luis Cedillos-Paniagua, 32, will face charges after a serious crash sent four people to the hospital in North Portland late last month.
Cedillos-Paniagua is charged with third-degree assault, driving under the influence of intoxicants and reckless driving, according to a news release.
Cedillos-Paniagua's location is unclear. His name could not be located in the county's jail roster.
But court records disclose that Cedillos-Paniagua was charged with DUII in 2013. In that case, charges were diverted and ultimately dismissed after he completed a treatment program.
The Portland Police Bureau announced the new charges on Sunday, April 7. The Tribune has reached out to the bureau for more information.
Read a previous story below:
Traffic Division investigators have determined that "impairment played a role" in a head-on collision in Portland's Kenton neighborhood Saturday night, according to a news release.
"Charges are expected," police say. "The investigation continues."
North Precinct officers and Portland Fire & Rescue crews first responded to reports of a "serious injury crash" around 10:24 p.m. on Saturday, March 30.
Firefighters extricated occupants of both vehicles, and four people were taken by ambulance to local hospitals for treatment of serious but not life-threatening injuries.
Police say a GMC pick-up with one person inside was traveling westbound on Columbia Boulevard when it apparently crossed the center line and "collided head-on" into a Nissan Altima sedan with three people inside.
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