OSP: 2 teens suspected in overpass cinder block throwing
CRESWELL, Ore. -- Two teen boys have been identified as being responsible for throwing a cinder block off of an overpass that struck a car and injured a Washington woman, state police said.
On Monday, troopers say they received tips that that led to identifying two males, ages 16 and 17, as suspects in the incident.
The incident happened at around 4:30 a.m. Sunday when Michael Becker, 28, of Roy, Washington was driving north on Interstate 5.
Troopers say someone threw a cinder block from a Creswell area overpass that struck the vehicle's windshield.
The block went through the car's windshield and hit passenger Tiffany Becker, 30, also from Washington, in the face. She was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Michael Becker was unhurt, officials said..
Troopers say they have contacted the teens and thier parents at homes in Creswell.
Authorities say they are cooperating with the investigation and no arrests have been made at this point.
The suspects' names and other information are not being released at this time because of the ongoing investigation.
Officials from OSP say that when the investigation is complete, they will meet with the Lane County District Attorney's office to decide on charges.