Police: Suspected DUII driver runs off after crashing Porsche into SE Portland building

Booking photo for 30-year-old Vasiliy Kutsar alongside an image of the crash scene.jpg

PORTLAND, Ore. – Police arrested a suspected DUII driver accused of trying to run off after crashing a red Porsche 911 into a building in Southeast Portland.

Officers were called out about 2:15 a.m. Sunday on reports that someone crashed into a building near Southeast Grand Avenue and Washington Street.

Witnesses saw the driver run off. When officers arrived, they helped authorities track a suspect down.

Police arrested 30-year-old Vasiliy Kutsar, saying he seemed to be “impaired by alcohol.”

Kutsar was booked into the Washington County Jail on DUII, reckless driving, three counts of recklessly endangering another person, and a hit-and-run charge.

More from Portland Police:

Drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs injure and kill thousands of people every year. People consuming alcohol or drugs are urged not to get behind the wheel and should have a sober driver or utilize taxis, rideshare companies or transit so everyone is safe on our streets.

The Portland Police Bureau is committed to working with our partners in government and the community to create safer streets and work towards reducing, and eventually eliminating, traffic fatalities as part of Vision Zero.

You can go online and visit the police bureau's website to learn more about the City of Portland's Vision Zero effort.

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