Man in critical condition after Tualatin car crash
Tualatin Police are investigating after a crash on Boones Ferry Road sent one man to the hospital with critical injuries.
Tualatin Police were called to Southwest Boones Ferry Road near Siletz Drive at about 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 20, after getting a report of a man struck by a car, said Tualatin Police spokeswoman Jennifer Massey.
The victims name has not yet been released, but Massey said that the man was an 18-year-old man who was attempting to cross Boones Ferry Road. The man was in a marked crosswalk when he was struck by a car traveling southbound on Boones Ferry Road.
The victim suffered serious injuries in the crash. He is currently in critical condition at Oregon Health & Science University hospital.
The driver the car, 55-year-old Joseph Burnham, of Tualatin, remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators, but Massey said that alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.
The investigation is ongoing, and Massey said that the Washington County Crash Analysis Reconstruction Team is assisting with the case.