Update: Suspected DUII driver causes head-on collision

Crash victim’s condition is upgraded to serious

Camas police officers were dispatched to a two-vehicle, head-on collision at the 21700 block of N.E. 28th St. in Camas at 11:36 p.m. Wednesday.

A 17-year-old Vancouver resident was operating a vehicle, which was being towed by a friend, when the two vehicles became separated.

His vehicle was headed westbound on N.E. 28th St. and crossed the center line, colliding head-on with an eastbound vehicle.

The driver of the eastbound vehicle, Scott Hamilton, 60, of Camas, is in serious condition at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, in Portland.

The teen driver was transported to an area hospital for treatment. His name has not been released.

Clark County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Units are assisting with the ongoing investigation and believe alcohol use by the teen driver may have been a factor.

“The investigation is still ongoing and charging decisions have not been made yet,” said Camas Police Sgt. Scot Boyles.

This information was originally posted March 2, at 12:35 p.m.