Newly 21, man accused of hitting rehab center
Thursday, March 15, 2012
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Police in Eugene, Ore., say a young man accused of crashing his car into a rehab center had just turned 21.
Officers responding to a crash into the side of Serenity Lane arrested Damien Bittar for investigation of drunken driving.
The Register-Guard says the crash happened just before 1:30 a.m. Thursday -- about 90 minutes after the driver officially turned 21.
The substance abuse treatment center's clinical services director, George Spurny, tells KEZI that the complex wasn't seriously damaged -- "the damage that happened was rhodies and grass."