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Driver hospitalized after being run off Highway 58

A driver left the scene after running a car off of the road near Dexter on Sunday afternoon.

Posted: Sep 15, 2019 6:42 PM
Updated: Sep 18, 2019 3:12 PM

DEXTER, Ore. -- A car drove away after running a driver off of Highway 58 near Dexter, sending one person to the hospital Sunday afternoon.

Oregon State Police said a white sedan was driving westbound down Highway 58 near Williamson Lane when it attempted to pass a car in the eastbound lane.

A 50-year-old driver who was traveling eastbound was forced to swerve out of the sedan's way and went into a ditch. The driver was sent to the hospital, officials said.

The white sedan did not stop after the car crashed, according to authorities. Nothing more is known about the car or its driver.

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