One man injured during incident where driver crashes into playground at Deering Oaks

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One man injured during incident where driver crashes into playground at Deering Oaks

Portland Police arrested the driver out of suspicion of an O.U.I.

Portland Police are investigating an incident where a car drove through the stands at the baseball field in Deering Oaks Park and then ended up near the playground. According to police, the driver is an adult male and was arrested out of suspicion of operating while under the influence. There was a passenger in the car, who was treated by medics and then released. A third unidentified person was injured and transported to the hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. The incident happened Sunday afternoon around 5:25 p.m. In addition to the baseball bleachers, some parts of the playground were damaged. As of Sunday evening, the playground was closed off with yellow tape.

Portland Police are investigating an incident where a car drove through the stands at the baseball field in Deering Oaks Park and then ended up near the playground.

According to police, the driver is an adult male and was arrested out of suspicion of operating while under the influence. There was a passenger in the car, who was treated by medics and then released.

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A third unidentified person was injured and transported to the hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

The incident happened Sunday afternoon around 5:25 p.m.

In addition to the baseball bleachers, some parts of the playground were damaged. As of Sunday evening, the playground was closed off with yellow tape.