PORTLAND, Ore. – A man is in custody after a crash involving a Portland police patrol vehicle Friday morning.
The crash occurred around 1:30 a.m. on Southeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Southeast Clay Avenue.
The patrol vehicle was seriously damaged and the officer was injured.
Police say the officer was driving eastbound on Southeast Clay Street in the patrol vehicle when a driver in a Jeep Liberty failed to stop for a red light and crashed into the officer's vehicle.
Additional officers and emergency medical personnel responded to the crash.
The driver of the Jeep was not injured.
The officer was transported to a nearby hospital.
Investigators believe the driver of the Jeep was under the influence of marijuana.
Police identified the suspect as 27-year-old Shelby A. Ratliff. She was lodged at the Multnomah County Jail on charges of driving under the influence of marijuana and reckless driving.