An SUV crashed into an Oregon State Police automobile after rushing via at 30 mph zone whereas going greater than 100 mph early Friday morning.
At about 12:30 a.m. Friday, a Washington County Sheriff’s Workplace deputy noticed a white 2003 Honda Pilot on Freeway 47 enter Gaston at 118 mph in a 30 mph zone. The deputy adopted the SUV because it entered Yamhill County at 122 mph earlier than shedding the automobile and notifying Yamhill County dispatch of the reckless driver.
A Yamhill County Sheriff’s Workplace deputy discovered the SUV and was unsuccessful in stopping it earlier than to turned north on Freeway 47 again towards Washington County.
Cops from Forest Grove and the Oregon State Police additionally responded and positioned Cease Sticks on Freeway 47 close to Forest Grove. The Honda ran over the Cease Sticks at Freeway 47 and Anderson Highway however continued driving. A state trooper was outdoors his automobile eradicating Cease Sticks at Freeway 47 and B Avenue when the Honda crossed the southbound lanes at about 87 mph and crashed head-on into the patrol automobile.
Washington County deputies arrested the motive force, Kevin Flanagan of Gaston, for fourth-degree assault, reckless driving and different prices, in addition to 5 unrelated excellent warrants.
A lady who mentioned she was pregnant was additionally within the Honda and needed to be helped out of it by deputies after the crash. She had been listening to a scanner app on her cellphone, in response to the Washington County Sheriff’s Workplace. She was taken to the hospital for analysis and doesn’t face any prices.
— The Oregonian/OregonLive
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