Pedestrian Struck by Impaired Driver

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Pedestrian Struck by Impaired Driver

PEDESTRIAN STRUCK BY IMPAIRED DRIVER

News Release from Medford Police Dept.
Posted on FlashAlert: February 15th, 2019 1:50 PM

On February 15th at 2:38 AM, officers from the Medford Police Department were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on E. McAndrews Rd. near N. Riverside Av.  Officers arrived on scene and began the investigation while the seriously injured pedestrian was treated by Medford Fire and Mercy Flights personnel.

The pedestrian was rushed to a local hospital and is currently undergoing treatment for serious injuries related to the crash.  The driver of the involved vehicle remained on scene and cooperated with the investigation.  The driver of the vehicle showed signs of alcohol intoxication at the scene and was arrested.

At this time investigators believe the pedestrian was walking on the sidewalk on the south side of the roadway when the suspect vehicle drove up onto the sidewalk and stuck the pedestrian.  The identity of the pedestrian is not being released at this time.

The driver of the vehicle, 32 year old Ashley McCallum of Medford, was lodged in the Jackson County Jail on the following charges:

Assault in the second degree       
Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants
Reckless Driving
Bail: $110,000

Contact Info:
Prepared By:
Sergeant Trevor Arnold
Medford Police Department
(541)774-2272

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