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Milwaukie and Portland men arrested after West Linn woman injured

by: OREGON STATE POLICE - Clackamas County Fire District No. 1 crews assist Oregon State Police at the crash scene Saturday nigh in Oak Grove.Oregon State Police arrested a Milwaukie-area man after his pickup seriously injured a West Linn woman on Saturday night on Highway 99E in Oak Grove.

According to Trooper Ted Moisan, on Nov. 10, at approximately 7:55 p.m., a 2007 Ford F150 pickup driven by Michael John Dec, 66, was headed northbound on McLoughlin Boulevard and attempted to turn left across the southbound lanes when it collided nearly head-on with a southbound 2007 Subaru Legacy station wagon driven by Cathy A. Bennett, 59, from West Linn.

A nearby pedestrian was hit by vehicle debris and also injured.

DecDec was transported to Kaiser Sunnyside Hospital for an examination and then taken into custody by OSP. He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail for DUII, reckless driving, assault in the third degree and criminal mischief in the second degree.

Bennett was transported by ambulance to Oregon Health & Science University for treatment of serious injuries.

Both drivers were using safety restraints and their vehicle airbags deployed.

Pedestrian Christopher J. Myers, 48, from Milwaukie, received minor injuries and was transported to Providence Milwaukie Hospital. After being treated and released, Clackamas County deputies arrested Myers on an outstanding warrant out of Multnomah County. Myers had also been booked in June on harassment, trespassing and theft charges.

OSP was also assisted at the scene by Clackamas County Fire District No. 1.