Salem Veterinarian charged with DUII after crash injured 1

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A Salem veterinarian has been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants and attempting to elude a police officer following a collision Saturday that left a pedestrian seriously injured.

Dr. Eric Raymond Webb, a small-animal vet at The Pet Clinic, was also charged with second-degree assault, failing to perform the duties of a driver to injured persons, and driving while suspended, according to court documents.

The 26-year-old female pedestrian was taken by ambulance to Salem Hospital. She later was transferred to Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.

Police received a report of a hit-and-run at about 8:30 pm Saturday at the intersection of Lancaster Drive and Rickey Street SE, according to a Salem Police news release.

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