Oregon Police Identify Canadian Trucker in Hit-and-Run Caught on Dash Cam
La Grande, OR – Oregon authorities have now identified the trucker involved in a hit-and-run accident recently caught on dash cam video.
On Wednesday, April 29, the Oregon State Police (OSP) released a dash cam video of a hit-and-run incident between a big rig and a sedan.
The accident occurred at approximately 5:47 p.m. on April 29 along Interstate 84 east of La Grande at milepost 277.
The video captured from an uninvolved big rig shows the Mazda 626, operated by Robert Floyd, 56, of North Powder, change from the left to right lane.
Floyd weaves in between two commercial motor vehicles (CMV) and attempts to pass a tractor-trailer, which is operating in the left lane.
As Floyd passes the big rig, the driver of the CMV, now identified as Marlo Griffin, 70, of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, signals to change into the right lane before moving into the right lane.
As Griffin changes lanes the two vehicles collided causing Floyd to lose control of the sedan and sending the Mazda into the median.
OSP says the vehicle rolled multiple times.
Remarkably, Floyd only suffered minor injuries.
Griffin continued on.
According to an update from OSP, it has recommended to the district attorney that charges of Failure to Perform Duties of a Driver and Assault 4 be filed against the truck driver.
WATCH the video below.