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Hwy 217 reopens after crash; driver cited for DUII and reckless driving

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Police and road crews reopened Highway 217 at the Highway 26 interchange after a crash left the road closed for over five hours Monday. 

Beaverton police said the two-vehicle crash happened around 3:40 a.m.

Preliminary evidence suggested an intoxicated wrong-way driver caused the crash, according to officers. By Monday afternoon, the suspect, 24-year-old Erica Aguilar-Aguilar of Portland, had been cited on charges of DUII, reckless driving and reckless endangering. 

Aguilar-Aguilar and the 72-year-old driver of the second vehicle were both taken to the hospital. Condition updates were not released. A passenger in Aguilar-Aguilar's car was also taken to the hospital. 

The road caused a significant traffic jam during the Monday morning commute but was reopened around 9 a.m.

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