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Police: Drunk driver crashes head-on into car in Hillsboro, 3 injured

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HILLSBORO, OR (KPTV) -

Three people were injured in a head-on crash in Hillsboro early Wednesday morning.

The Hillsboro Fire Department said the crash took place around 2:14 a.m. on Northeast 25th Avenue and Beacon Court just south of Evergreen Road.

Police said a drunk driver was heading north on 25th Avenue when he crossed the centerline and struck a southbound car containing two people.

Police identified the intoxicated driver as John Santoro, 35, of Hillsboro. Santoro was taken to OHSU and later released. He was cited for DUII, assault and reckless endangerment. 

The two other victims were taken to Legacy Emanual Medical Center. 

Crews initially said all three victims were suffering from life-threatening injuries. Hillsboro police clarified that all injuries were minor. 

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