Oregon police said a "shirtless" woman stole a U.S. Postal Service truck Thursday and hit a passenger bus. The woman then drove away, flipped the vehicle about a mile away from the crash and then led police on a chase before she was apprehended, according to The Oregonian.
Portland police responded to a report of a stolen mail truck shortly after noon, the newspaper reported. The truck crashed into a TriMet paratransit bus that had three people, including the driver, onboard, KOIN-TV reported.
The woman drove away before flipping the damaged truck about a mile from the crash scene, The Oregonian reported.
Portland police spokesman Lt. Brad Yakots told the newspaper the woman was wearing a blue jacket when she allegedly stole the mail truck, but then, “She emerged from the flipped truck shirtless and tried to run away from officers."
Portland police said a woman stole a U.S. Postal Service truck and took it on a joyride before flipping it, “emerging shirtless," then leading officers on a 12-block foot chase. https://t.co/aEFZDE7Ckz pic.twitter.com/YHPTdnCAq7— The Oregonian (@Oregonian) October 4, 2019
Police chased the woman for 12 blocks before apprehending her, according to The Oregonian.
The woman was not hurt but was taken to a hospital after she asked for medical help, KOIN reported.
Nobody on the bus was injured, police said.
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