Police: Woman, 77, hurt when DUI driver in SUV hit her car
EUGENE, Ore. - A 77-year-old woman was in critical condition after a drunk driver in an SUV crashed into her car Thursday night, police said.
Police identified the victim as Barbara Ann Gaines, 77, of Springfield.
According to investigators, Gaines was injured when her car got hit by an SUV at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Club Road, near Coburg Road.
The response to the crash closed both lanes of MLK around 5:30 p.m. The road reopened around 1 a.m.
Police arrested Steven Edward Womack, 59, of Springfield on charges of Assault 3, Assault 4, DUII, and Hit-and-Run - Injury.