OSP uses translation app to help diabetic man
Monday, February 13, 2012
THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon State Police troopers used a cell phone language translation application to communicate with a driver who spoke Chinese.
He appeared to be impaired, but they learned through the translation he was diabetic.
Troopers had received several complaints about the driver on I-84 and stopped his car Sunday near The Dallas. The 57-year-old man could speak little English, so the troopers used the cell phone application for the translation.
He was taken to a hospital and his son was called to pick him up.