Drunk driver arrested with blood alcohol content of 0.573%, police say

PORTLAND, Ore. – A drunk driver with a blood alcohol content of more than seven times the legal limit was arrested Friday afternoon after officers found him collapsed over his steering wheel, Portland police said.

Joshua Davis had a BAC of 0.573 percent. The legal limit in Oregon is 0.08 percent.

Police said Davis, 32, drove below the speed limit and across multiple lanes in Northeast Portland. He stopped near the intersection of Northeast Thompson Street and 25th Avenue, where police found him collapsed in the car.

Medics took Davis to a hospital. After his release, Davis was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of felony DUII and misdemeanor driving while revoked.

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