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Beaverton man arrested after crashing into 5 cars

December 23, 2018

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — A Beaverton man was taken into custody after authorities said he drove drunk and crashed into five cars.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the crashes were reported around 10:40 p.m. Saturday. One person in a struck vehicle was hospitalized with injuries.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says 51-year-old Wesley Scott had abandoned his car and ran away by the time deputies arrived.

Witnesses say Scott appear to intentionally hit one car, lose control of his car and then hit the other vehicles.

Officials say a police dog helped find Scott hiding in plants nearby. He was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

He is expected to be booked into the Washington County Jail on multiple charges including DUI and reckless driving.

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Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com

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