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Hit and run

31 year-old male pedestrian injured by hit and run driver


Story by The Oregon Herald Staff
Published on September 18, 2021 9:52 AM
 
 
SALEM, Oregon - At about 1:15 AM this morning, a 911 caller reported a hit and run of a pedestrian on Lancaster Drive NE near Hudson Avenue NE just outside of Salem. The 911 caller told police that a black Chevrolet pickup going north on Lancaster Drive had hit a man then took off. Police located a vehicle matching the description of the suspect vehicle leaving the area. Deputies closed off the northbound lanes of Lancaster Drive between Hudson Avenue NE and Amber St NE while they investigated the scene of the crash. The Marion County multi-agency Crash Team was called out to process the scene.

The pedestrian, a 31 year-old male, was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment with serious injuries. They are in stable condition.

The driver of the involved vehicle has been identified as Victor Brayhe Del Rosal Garcia, 23, of Salem. He was transported to the Marion County Jail where he was lodged for felony hit and run charges.

The Sheriff's Office was assisted by Keizer Police Department, Marion County Fire District #1, and the Salem Police Department during this response.