Trooper locates wrong-way driver in Eastern Oregon moments before colliding with car
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The trooper was evaluated and released from the hospital after the crash.
The suspect was taken to the hospital with minor injuries - and later arrested on charges of Attempted Assault II, Reckless Driving and Reckless Endangerment.
The situation started Friday, March 12, 2021, with a call to Oregon State Police dispatchers at 1:59 p.m. reporting a wrong-way driver on I-84 in Baker County in northeastern Oregon.
"The reporting party saw a silver sedan driving westbound in the eastbound lanes," state police said. "Troopers responded to the area in an attempt to locate the wrong way driver."