Driver crashes car through Duniway Park scoreboard, lands on track

PORTLAND, Ore. – A driver crashed a car into the track scoreboard at Duniway Park early Wednesday morning.

Portland police said the unidentified driver suffered a medical emergency before the crash. The driver's injuries from the crash were not life-threatening.

Portland Parks and Recreation spokesman Mark Ross said the driver launched a car into the air from Southwest 5th Avenue at the intersection with Sheridan Street, went through the scoreboard from behind and crash landed on the track.

Photos: Car crashes through scoreboard

The scoreboard was heavily damaged and will be removed for repairs, Ross said.

Ross said the driver was taken to a hospital, according to witnesses.

Part of the track will be closed until the sign is safely removed.

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