Man accused of DUII after hit-and-run crash in Newport
PORTLAND, Ore. —
A 36-year-old man is accused of driving drunk and hitting a towing truck, then fleeing the scene.
Police say Justin Dean Haworth hit a AA Rowley's Towing truck on NW Oceanview Drive on May 26 then fled the scene with a flat tire.
Officers were able to track Haworth down with the help of the towing truck operator. His car was damaged and he was using a spare tire at the time.
He was arrested and charged with failure to perform duties of a driver, DUII, reckless driving, reckless endangering and criminal mischief. He was also cited for refusal to take a breath test.