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Omar Portillo Car Accident

Omar Portillo Killed in Collision with Semi-Truck

Chase W. Rasmussen

May 18, 2016

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Glendale, Arizona—Omar Portillo, age 34, was killed early Wednesday morning when his Ford F-150 collided with a semi-truck at the intersection of 75th and Glendale Avenues.

Accident investigators believe that Portillo was eastbound on Glendale when he apparently ran a red light at 75th Avenue.  His Ford hit the northbound semi-truck.  As a result of the collision, 75th Avenue was closed from Bethany Home to Northern and Glendale was closed from 67th to 83rd Avenues.

We extend our condolences to Mr. Portillo’s family and friends over their tragic loss.

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