BRIEFLY.Byline: The Register-Guard
Suspects in stolen car
lead pursuit then flee flee
v. fled , flee·ing, flees
1. To run away, as from trouble or danger: fled from the house into the night.
Eugene police were searching Wednesday night for the driver of a stolen car who led officers on a pursuit from west Eugene to Glenwood.
An off-duty Eugene police officer spotted a stolen Dodge Stratus The Dodge Stratus (and its twins, the Chrysler Cirrus and Plymouth Breeze; collectively known as the "Cloud Cars") was a mid-size 4-door sedan introduced in 1995. It was based on the Chrysler JA platform. about 8:15 p.m. near West Seventh Avenue and Polk Street Polk Street is a street in San Francisco that travels northward from Market Street to Jefferson Street. It's attractions are the See's Candy flagship store at California Street, and is usually cleaned every Saturday by the neighborhood organization. . Patrol units responding to the officer's cell phone alert attempted to stop the car at Seventh and High Street, police said.
The car accelerated east, ran two red lights and caused a minor collision on Franklin Boulevard as the driver headed to Glenwood. The car turned south on Old Franklin Boulevard and then crashed near the Interstate in·ter·state
Involving, existing between, or connecting two or more states.
One of a system of highways extending between the major cities of the 48 contiguous United States.
Noun 1. 5 overpass.
The occupants, a white man and a white woman, ran from the scene. Two K-9 officers, tracking on foot, found the woman hiding on the south bank of the Willamette River Willamette River
River, northwestern Oregon, U.S. It flows north for 300 mi (485 km) into the Columbia River near Portland. Oregon's most populous cities are in its valley. The Fremont Bridge, a steel arch with a main span of 1,225 ft (373 m), crosses the river at Portland. .
Because there was a possibility that the male suspect fell into the river, police called in water rescue personnel with the Eugene Fire Department and the Lane County's Sheriff's Marine Patrol to assist with the search, which was continuing Wednesday night.