UPDATE - Traffic Crash Involving Unoccupied PPB Vehicle

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December 07, 2013 22:35

  

The driver of the vehicle has been identified as 26-year-old Christina E. Reed. She was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on DUII and Reckless Driving charges.

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On December 7, 2013 at approximately 12:42 a.m. an unoccupied police vehicle was struck by a suspected intoxicated driver in the area of S.E. 170th Avenue and S.E. Haig Street. There were no injuries.

The officer using the vehicle was out of his car, speaking with an unrelated subject, when he heard a vehicle approaching at a high rate of speed. The officer was able to get out of the way of the oncoming vehicle, which side-swiped the parked police car.

The suspect vehicle traveled a short distance before stopping. Officers contacted the driver, who was ultimately arrested for driving under the influence and reckless driving. There were no injuries. The name of the individual arrested will be released as soon as it is available.

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