Courtesy: Sarah Sather

Police say drunk driver caused crash on Highway 62

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Four people were sent to the hospital Monday night after a crash at the intersection of Highways 62 and 140.

Carrie Oliver

In an update about the crash, Oregon State Police said the woman who caused the crash was drunk.

Carrie Oliver is facing charges of DUII, reckless driving, reckless endangering, and assault.

OSP said Oliver drove through a red light and into the path of oncoming pickup truck that was towing a trailer.

The truck ended up t-boning Oliver’s car, unhitching the trailer which sailed into the southbound lanes and into the path of a motorcyclist.

All four people involved were sent to local hospitals with unspecified injuries.

OSP said Oliver’s blood/alcohol level was 0.218.


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