UPDATE: Driver arrested after his Jeep collides with pedestrians


UPDATE: The driver of the vehicle, Gregory Price, 67 years old, was determined to be intoxicated.

He was arrested and later provided a breath sample that was well over the legal limit of .08%. He was arrested for DUII, Assault in the 3rd Degree and other charges.

Price is currently lodged in the Jackson County Jail.

Original Report:

A Medford driver was arrested after police said the Jeep he was driving collided with a group of people in the street in South Medford Wednesday night.

It happened about 7 P.M. on South Columbus Avenue just north of the intersection with Garfield Street.

The group had a 27-year-old woman, her adult son and a small child but police say the child was not hit. The man tells News 10 he was hit by the Jeep in the incident but not injured.

His mother, however, was transported to the hospital by Mercy Flights ambulance and is expected to be okay.

A witness tells news 10 the woman was just getting ready to put gas in her disabled minivan that was stopped in the turn lane when she was hit.

News 10 was there when the driver of the Jeep was placed in handcuffs. Police on the scene said it was on a charge of suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicants.

His name has not been released.

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