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OSP - Dec. 14

Dec. 7: 19:34: Crash, Hit & Run – Hwy. 126E, Milepost 11. Troopers responded to a two-vehicle collision. A Honda Civic traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed lost control on a corner, spinning clockwise before sideswiping a Chevrolet Suburban with its rear fender. The Honda driver then fled the scene on foot. The driver of the Chevrolet sustained a suspected broken hand, and his passenger was uninjured. The Honda was towed from the scene as a hazard. The Chevrolet owner arranged her own tow. The Honda driver was later located at the McKenzie Willamette Hospital where he was exhibiting signs of impairment and voluntarily provided a blood sample. Charges of DUII - Alcohol, Reckless Endangering, Failure to Perform Duties of Driver, Criminal Mischief II, and Assault III-DUII were referred to the Lane County District Attorney’s Office for consideration. Involved: 23-year-old male from Springfield, 18-year-old male from Vida.


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