Police allege DUII driver hit pedestrian in SE Portland
A woman has been arrested after Portland police said she crashed into a pedestrian, a building and a light pole while allegedly driving under the influence of intoxicants.
Sabrina Rose Hall, 25, of Vancouver, Washington, faces charges of DUII, third-degree assault, two counts of failure to perform a driver's duties after causing injury and property damage, two counts of first-degree criminal mischief and reckless driving.
Central Precinct officers responded to the crash at the intersection of Southeast Grand Avenue and Belmont Street in the Buckman neighborhood around 7:06 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, according to a news release.
Police say the adult female pedestrian was walking on the sidewalk when she was hit by the car, causing "serious" but non-life-threatening injuries. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital.
Authorities say Hall crashed into the lampost, then backed up and tried to flee the scene north on Grand before "swerving" onto the sidewalk on Morrision Street, striking the pedestrian and a building.
"The driver then tried to back up and leave again before passers by yelled at her to stop," according to police.
Authorities have towed Hall's vehicle, a 2016 Subaru Legacy Outback, from the scene. Portland Streetcar service was disrupted for some time.
Hall has been let out of the downtown jail on supervised release, according to records. Hall was charged with speeding in 2016 in Multnomah County, court records indicate.
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