Caught on camera: Suspect crashes car2go rental in Clackamas County

Estacada, Ore. – A driver fleeing Clackamas County deputies crashed his rental car near Estacada.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said around 10:50 Tuesday night, deputies received a report of a man and a woman drinking beer and shooting a handgun toward Highway 224.

Once police arrived at the scene, the pair fled in a rented car2go Mercedes-Benz sedan.

During the pursuit, police saw an occupant throw something out of the window. That object was later determined to be a revolver, according to deputies.

The pursuit continued until around 11:21 p.m. when the driver lost control of the vehicle, rolling it onto its top.

22-year-old Francisco Javier Jr. was determined to be the driver. He was taken to the hospital along with his 19-year-old passenger. They were both treated for minor injuries.

Charges related to the pursuit will be forwarded to the Clackamas County District Attorney’s Office for consideration.

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