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Wanted woman facing charges after Springfield pursuit ends in fiery crash

Mistea Maine-Osborne, 33, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Posted: Jun 11, 2019 1:49 PM
Updated: Jun 11, 2019 4:13 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- A police pursuit came to a fiery ending in Springfield early Tuesday.

Mistea Osborne, 33, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Police said she was wanted out of Texas for drug charges and now faces additional charges from the chase.

Police said around 2 a.m. a vehicle in the Gateway area led them on a pursuit after running a red light.

The chase ended at the dead end of Henderson Avenue after the suspect crashed through the concrete barrier onto the railroad tracks.

Police said the car caught fire but officers used fire extinguishers to put it out.

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