Woman, 18, arrested on DUII charge after police chase

Woman, 18, arrested on DUII charge after police chase
Anna Borisovna Lopatina

PORTLAND, Ore. – Police arrested an 18-year-old woman who they said sped away from officers, ran several red lights and crashed into two vehicles in Downtown Portland Friday night.

Someone flagged down officers to report a suspected drunk driver near Northwest 3rd Avenue and Couch Street just before 10 p.m. Officers said they found the driver, who sped away from the area and ran several red lights on 5th avenue.

Police found the car crashed into two vehicles at 5th and Salmon Street.

The driver, 18-year-old Anna Borisovna Lopatina, was arrested and taken to the Multnomah County Jail. She faces charges of DUII and attempting to elude.

A passenger in the car was taken to a hospital with minor injuries, police said.