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Police: Speeding drunken driver crashes into back of car in SE Portland

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The driver of a Mercedes and his passenger were not injured in a crash in SE Portland. The driver was arrested on charges including DUII. Photo: Portland Police Bureau The driver of a Mercedes and his passenger were not injured in a crash in SE Portland. The driver was arrested on charges including DUII. Photo: Portland Police Bureau
Two people in a Chevrolet Lumina hit by the Mercedes were taken to the hospital, one with serious injuries. Photo: Portland Police Bureau Two people in a Chevrolet Lumina hit by the Mercedes were taken to the hospital, one with serious injuries. Photo: Portland Police Bureau
Terry Pangle, jail booking photo Terry Pangle, jail booking photo
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A speeding drunken driver slammed his Mercedes into another car in southeast Portland early Monday morning, injuring two people, according to police.

Emergency crews responded to Southeast Holgate Boulevard near 92nd Avenue at 2:06 a.m.

Investigators said 36-year-old Terry Pangle was driving a 2007 Mercedes Benz at a high rate of speed westbound on Holgate Boulevard when he hit the back of a 2001 Chevrolet Lumina. The Lumina was also traveling westbound on Holgate, according to police.

Pangle and a passenger in his car were not injured.

The driver of the Chevrolet, 19-year-old Fardowsa Kassim, suffered minor injuries, according to police. A passenger, 19-year-old Lamariea Taylor, suffered serious injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

Officers at the scene said Pangle showed signs of intoxication. He was arrested and booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of DUII and reckless driving.

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