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Police arrest driver accused in wrong-way crash along Hwy 99E

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Shannon Leigh O'Brien (Courtesy: PPB) Shannon Leigh O'Brien (Courtesy: PPB)
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Portland police arrested one driver allegedly involved in a wrong-way crash that took place along Highway 99E early Monday morning.

Police said 21-year-old Shannon Leigh O’Brien was driving the wrong way down Hwy 99E northbound around 1:30 a.m. Monday when she was hit by another driver while attempting to turn around.

The second driver, a 25-year-old man, veered off the road and crashed into a tree.

Officers said he is now in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The victim’s name has not been released.

O’Brien faces charges of assault and DUII. She will be arraigned Tuesday.                            

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