November 21, 2012 20:17The 16-year-old male hit by a car on Tuesday night remains in critical condition at a Portland hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Traffic investigators determined that the the teen, along with another young man who fled the scene, ran eastbound across 82nd Avenue from the Fred Meyer store. A northbound vehicle struck the 16-year-old boy and immediately stopped and rendered medical aid to him.
The driver cooperated with investigators and it does not appear that drugs, alcohol or speed were factors in the crash. No citations have been issued at this time.
Investigators are continuing their investigation and names will be released later.
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This evening, Tuesday November 20, 2012, at 6:47 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to the report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Southeast 82nd Avenue near Raymond Court.
Officers and medical personnel arrived and located a male adult victim suffering from life-threatening injuries. The victim has been transported to a Portland hospital for treatment.
The driver of the car has remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.
The Traffic Division is conducting the investigation and Southeast 82nd Avenue is closed in both directions at Southeast Raymond Court as the crash scene is processed for evidence.
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Sgt. Pete Simpson