YAMHILL COUNTY, OR — One person was injured Monday evening in a vehicle crash while fleeing police on Oregon Route 18 near southeast Newberg, reports KATU2.
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews responded to the scene near the intersection with Northeast St. Paul Highway at around 7:45 p.m.
Authorities said the victim was trying to drive away from officers when the wreck occurred.
By 8:30 p.m., medics had flown the patient to a local hospital. At this time, the extent of their injuries has not been disclosed.
No further information has been provided as of this writing.
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