Driver crashes car into Hillsboro apartment, runs off

Driver crashes car into Hillsboro apartment, runs off

HILLLSBORO, Ore. -- A drunk driver crashed his car into an apartment early Friday morning and then ran off, police said.

It happened just after 1 a.m. at an apartment building in the 1900 block of Northeast Hillaire Drive in Hillsboro. A Volkswagen GTI turned a corner and crashed into the building.

No one was hurt, Hillsboro police said. But the crash caused $20,000 in damage to the building.

Police found the driver -- identified as 30-year-old James C. Gillespie -- several blocks way and arrested him on charges of reckless endangerment, reckless driving, criminal mischief and DUI.