PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A driver that was involved in a crash on Highway 18 in McMinnville Tuesday is currently being sought by authorities.

The crash happened before 8 a.m. on NE Three Mile Lane near NE Cumulus Avenue.

After crashing officials say the driver got out and ran away — leaving a gun behind inside the car.

At 9:36 a.m. Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office tweeted that several law enforcement agencies and a K9 were searching for the driver.

McMinnville police told KOIN 6 News officials were still actively looking for the suspect at 11:20 a.m.

The suspect driver is described as a white man wearing a top that is either gray, green, blue or black — or a combination of those colors.

KOIN 6 News will update this story when more information becomes available.