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DUII driver arrested after crashing into the back of an OSP Patrol car.

On May 18, 2019, at approximately 2:20 am, Sgt. Broome had stopped for a disabled motorist parked in the lane of travel around on Crater Lake Avenue in Medford. As he concluded assisting the motorist he sat down in the driver’s seat, when his patrol vehicle was rear-ended by an SUV.

The female driver of the SUV was the sole occupant of the vehicle. She was arrested for DUII amongst additional charges. The Medford Police Department is investigating the crash and is the primary agency handling the criminal investigation.

The female driver was uninjured. Sgt. Broome went to the hospital for evaluation and treatment.

OSP was assisted by Medford Police and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.