UPDATE: Police arrest suspect who crashed car and took off

UPDATE:

Medford, Ore.- Oregon State Police say they have found the person who eluded them on I-5 Tuesday afternoon.

Police have issued corrections to previous statements regarding this case.

Following their investigation, they now say a woman was driving a car at a high rate speed before she crashed near milepost 27 in I-5.

According to police, the driver and male passenger then took off on foot.

Police say they questioned both parties but did not find probable cause to charge either of them.

At this time, no names have been released. OSP says the criminal division will be investigating the case.

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Medford, Ore.- Police have arrested the suspect who eluded them on I-5 Tuesday.

Police say the suspect was driving over 100 mph in a rented vehicle. The car crashed as he exited on Garfield Street in South Medford.

Police say that’s when the driver took off on foot.

He was later arrested near the Bear Creek path.

Police have not released his name.

 

NBC5 News reporter Karen Tang graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in communications and a master’s in journalism.

Before coming to Medford, Karen was an intern at WUSA9 and NBC News Channel in Washington D.C.

During her time in Maryland, Karen was an NCAA Division I student-athlete on the Maryland gymnastics team. She competed against Big Ten universities and made the Big Ten All-Championship team.

When Karen isn’t reporting, she’s at the gym working out, taking pictures with her dog Boomer and searching for the best food in Southern Oregon.

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