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LCPD: Intoxicated driver crashes into patrol vehicle during DUII enforcement operation

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According to Lincoln City Police, a Siletz resident driving a Ford Fiesta failed to stop and crashed into a police cruiser Saturday, Sept.  3, as the officer was patrolling during an enhanced Labor Day DUII operation.

Oregon State Police responded to investigate the crash on the corner of NW Jetty Avenue and NW 30th Street and arrested 24-year-old Cora Long, who law enforcement say exhibited signs of intoxication.

Long was charged with DUII, reckless driving and reckless endangering.

Both Long and the officer involved in the crash were transported to Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital for medical treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

North Lincoln Fire and Rescue and Pacific West Ambulance also assisted.

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1 COMMENT

  1. At least no one was seriously hurt in this amusing incident.
    Kudos to the Homepage for not referring to a DUII crash as
    an “accident”. Because, as we all know, driving intoxicated
    is a willful choice, and not an accident.

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