Man Injured in Car Crash on Hwy 101

CrashCURRY COUNTY, Ore. — A Brookings man is in Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland after crashing his car early Thursday morning on Highway 101.

Police say 53-year-old James Anderson crashed his car, ran from the scene, and climbed a power pole. He received an electrical shock, causing him to fall to the ground. He received serious injuries.

Methamphetamine and other drugs may be involved. Charges in this case are pending.