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Police: Wrong-way driver crashes on Hwy 217 at Hwy 26, DUII suspected

Crash on Highway 217 north at Highway 26 west - Beaverton Police photo.jpg
Crash on Highway 217 north at Highway 26 west - Beaverton Police photo

A serious-injury collision closed Highway 217 northbound early Monday morning at the Highway 26 west off-ramp, Beaverton Police said.

Police say a drunk driver was heading the wrong way down Highway 26 and took the on-ramp from Highway 217 the wrong direction just after 3 a.m.

Three people were hurt in the crash.

Police have identified the driver as 24-year-old Erica Aguilar-Aguilar, who was arrested for DUII, reckless driving and reckless endangering.

The emergency response closed Highway 217 northbound to Highway 26 westbound through the morning commute. The highway was back open by about 9:30 a.m.