Saturday, May 27, 2017

DUII Driver Arrested After Crashing Near Apartment Complex and Fleeing Scene (Photo)


News Release from Washington Co. Sheriff's Office
Posted on FlashAlert: May 27th, 2017 8:36 PM
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May 27, 2017 -- A DUII driver crashed a vehicle, which came to a rest within a few feet of an apartment complex building. The driver was located by deputies and arrested after fleeing the scene.

On May 27, 2017, at 3:43 p.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a traffic crash on NW 205th Avenue near NW Quatama Road in Beaverton, OR. The incident was reported to 9-1-1 by multiple witnesses.

Deputies arrived and found a white Dodge pickup on its side with a passenger entrapped and the driver unaccounted for. The pickup had sideswiped a utility pole and damaged a traffic sign during the crash. The pickup had come to a rest within a few feet of a building at the Quatama Village Apartments.

Deputies conducted an extensive search and located the driver, 24-year-old Eric Jeremiah Coulson of Beaverton, walking in the area. During the investigation, Mr. Coulson showed signs of alcoholic impairment and was arrested.

The passenger was extracted from the vehicle by Hillsboro Fire & Rescue. No one was injured during the incident.

Mr. Coulson was lodged at the Washington County Jail for DUII, failure to perform duties of a driver (hit and run), and recklessly endangering another person.

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