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  CRASH   Life threatening injuries  


Story by The Oregon Herald Staff
Published on Saturday March 20, 2021 - 12:39 AM

 
A pedestrian has serious, life threatening injuries after he was hit by a car in the Cathedral Park Neighborhood near the St Johns Bridge. The suspect driver left the scene.

On Friday, March 19, 2021 at 3:33p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to an injury crash at North Crawford Street under the North Philadelphia Avenue bridge ramp viaduct. Officers located a person with serious injuries. Portland Fire and Rescue and American Medical Response paramedics responded and provided treatment. The person was transported to a hospital by ambulance.

The driver of the vehicle involved left the scene. No suspect information is being released at this time.

The Portland Police Major Crash Team and Homicide Detectives are investigating the crash. If anyone has information about this incident, please contact Detective Ryan Foote [email protected] 503-823-0781 or Detective Travis Law [email protected] 503-823-0395.

The intersection of North Crawford Street under St Johns Bridge approach span is closed. Access to the bridge is not affected.

The PIO is not responding to the scene. Additional information will be released when appropriate.