Police say Erik Halpin crashed the classic car into the Crooked River along Highway 27 south of Prineville.
It happened around 3 P.M. Sunday and by the time OSP and local emergency responders got to the scene, Halpin had swum from the car to the shore.
Halpin was taken to St. Charles and treated for his injuries.
He is charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, driving under the influence of intoxicants and criminal mischief.
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