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One of the crash victims was reportedly taken by air ambulance from the vicinity of E Street and Pacific Avenue.

COURTESY PHOTO: FOREST GROVE POLICE DEPARTMENT - Two vehicles were involved in a crash that sent two people to the hospital and led to the arrest of a third Friday night, Sept. 6, near downtown Forest Grove.At least two people were hurt in a crash Friday night, Sept. 6, in Forest Grove, according to the Forest Grove Police Department.

Police said two vehicles collided at the intersection of E Street and Pacific Avenue, just west of downtown Forest Grove, and one of the people involved in the crash fled the scene on foot.

The suspect, whose name was not released Friday night, was located by a Hillsboro police dog and arrested about half an hour later, according to Forest Grove police.

One of the vehicles involved in the crash had three occupants, two of whom were hurt. One of the victims was transported to an area hospital via LifeFlight air ambulance. The other was taken to the hospital by ground ambulance. The third occupant was not injured, police said.

Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the crash, according to police.

The crash was reported at about 9:25 p.m. Friday.

The incident remains under investigation. Police said they expect E Street to remain closed at Pacific Avenue until after 2 a.m. Saturday morning, Sept. 7.


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