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Police arrest woman on drunk-driving charges

A 26-year old Milwaukie-area woman is facing several charges following Wednesday night’s traffic crash at the Highway 213 and S. Union Mills Road intersection that sent two people to a hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

by: CCSO - Martin-AvilezOregon State Police say that on July 3 at approximately 6:38 p.m., a 1998 Toyota Tacoma pickup driven by Berenice Marin-Avilez was westbound on S. Union Mills Road when she failed to stop at a stop sign at the Highway 213 intersection before crashing into a northbound 2006 Ford Expedition driven by Alfredo Mendoza Quintero, 51, of Canby.

Quintero was transported to Oregon Health & Science University for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Two adult passengers, a 48-year old female and 28 year-old male, were not reported injured.

Marin-Avilez’s 7-year old daughter was also transported to OHSU with non-life threatening injuries. Two other adult passengers, a 46-year old woman and 33 year-old man, were not reported injured.

Marin-Avilez had no reported injury. Subsequent to the initial investigation, she was arrested by OSP for driving under the influence of intoxicants, reckless driving, three counts of recklessly endangering another person and two counts of assault in the fourth degree. She was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail with an additional immigration hold.

OSP was assisted by Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, Clackamas County District Attorney’s Office, the Molalla Police Department and Molalla Rural Fire Protection District No. 73. Senior Trooper Jason Bledsoe is the lead investigator.

The highway was closed at the scene for one hour.



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