OREGON CITY, Ore. -- A man who sped away from an Oregon City traffic stop Wednesday was apprehended soon afterward when he crashed into a fence, police said.
Jerry Lee Lake, 54, of Scotts Mills, was stopped on Highway 213 for minor traffic violations just after noon, said Sgt. Robert Wurpes of the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.
As the deputy went to check the driver's status, Lake drove away from the scene, leading police onto northbound Interstate 205. When he exited at Gladstone, he crashed into a fence on East Berkley Street, Wurpes said.
Lake then resisted the arresting deputies, but was eventually taken into custody and transported to a Portland hospital with injuries that weren't thought to be life-threatening, Wurpes said.
Investigators said Lake had a suspended driver's license and was wanted on an outstanding warrant. He will be booked into jail when he's released from the hospital.