Four cars collided in the eastbound lane of Youngs Bay Bridge Friday at 3:16 p.m. on Youngs Bay Bridge, causing a major jam that delayed scores of motorists.
One car, driven by Abraham Gonzalez, 36, of Astoria, stopped abruptly because of a car in front of him, Astoria police said. Doris Cushman, 40, of Portland, rear-ended Gonzalez's vehicle.
John Fastabend, 19, of Astoria, struck Cushman's vehicle. Then Troy Mitchell, 29, hit Fastabend's vehicle. The first two vehicles sustained damage of less than $1,000. The last two vehicles sustained damage amounting to more than $1,000, police said.
Officers cleared the accident by 4:32 p.m.