The Oregon State Police have released the name of the driver who crashed while trying to elude police in a stolen car. 29-year old Eddie Joseph Correia Jr. of Grants Pass was being pursued by Oregon State Police troopers when he crashed Monday on Highway 238 east of Grants Pass reportedly having lost control of the vehicle after running over spike strips.
Correia was treated for injuries that weren't life-threatening.
Police say he also was involved in a couple of recent police chases. He was driving a 2005 Mustang that was stolen in recent weeks from a car dealership.