Deputies: Drunk driver hits Happy Valley building, walks away


A passenger in the car requested treatment for pain from the crash

Pablo Favian Rodriguez was arrested after allegedly crashing a car into a building in Happy Valley, Jan. 1, 2020. (Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Deputies arrested a man after a car crashed into a building in Happy Valley early New Year’s Day.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call claiming a BMW had crashed into the Mt. Scott Professional Center Medical Plaza at 9200 SE Johnson Creek Boulevard at about 6:45 a.m.

Witnesses said two people walked away from the crash.

Deputies said they found both people and arrested the driver: 26-year-old Pablo Favian Rodriguez of Portland. He faces charges of reckless driving, reckless endangering, failing to perform the duties of a driver (hit and run) and criminal mischief.

The passenger requested treatment for pain after the crash, deputies said.

Rodriquez was booked into the Clackamas County Jail. Deputies said he had a .12 BAC.

The building sustained an estimated $80,000 in damages.

A car crashed into a medical center in Clackamas County early New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, 2020. (CCSO)

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