4 callers reported reckless driver in hour before crash

Dakota Spacek, 24, faces multiple charges

Dakota Spacek faces reckless driving charge for this crash in Bethany, June 21, 2017 (Washington County Sheriff's Office)
Dakota Spacek faces reckless driving charge for this crash in Bethany, June 21, 2017 (Washington County Sheriff's Office)
Dakota Spacek, June 21, 2017 (Washington County Sheriff's Office)
Dakota Spacek, June 21, 2017 (Washington County Sheriff’s Office)

BETHANY, Ore. (KOIN) — Four times within an hour, citizens called the Washington County Sheriff’s Office to report a Ford Focus driving recklessly. Before deputies could intercept the driver, he crashed into a minivan and injured 2 people.

The crash, just before 1 p.m. Wednesday, caused the Ford Focus to rollover at NW West Union Road and NW Kaiser Road, authorities said. Two passengers in the Focus were taken to a hospital for evaluation.

The driver of the minivan wasn’t hurt. Neither was the driver of the Ford Focus, Dakota Spacek.

The 24-year-old was arrested and faces a reckless driving charge plus 2 counts of 4th-degree assault.

The investigation into the cause of the crash continues.