On Tuesday, October 16, a Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Deputy responded to a traffic crash on U.S. Hwy 34 near the intersection of Verbena St. in Waldport.
Upon arrival, the deputy discovered a motor vehicle and an electric motorized scooter had been involved in a crash in a marked crosswalk. The male subject operating the electric motorized scooter, James R. Green, 56, from Waldport, displayed signs of impairment while at the scene. Mr. Green was transported by ambulance to Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital in Newport, Oregon, for minor injuries received in the crash. The deputy conducted a DUII Investigation at the hospital and subsequently arrested Green for Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants. Green was issued a criminal citation for DUII and released at the hospital.