May 24 2017
PORTLAND, Oregon - The driver traveling the wrong way on McLoughlin, 21-year-old Shannon Leigh O'Brien, was released from the hospital and was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Assault in the Third Degree and Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII - Alcohol). She will be arraigned on Tuesday.
The other driver, a 25-year-old male, remains hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.
His name will be released upon confirmation that his family has been notified of his injuries.
Drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs injure and kill thousands of people every year. People consuming alcohol or drugs are urged not to get behind the wheel and should have a sober driver or utilize taxis, rideshare companies, or transit so everyone is safe on our streets.
The Portland Police Bureau is committed to working with our partners in government and the community to create safer streets and work towards reducing, and eventually eliminating, traffic fatalities as part of Vision Zero.