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UPDATE: Tow Driver Involved in Banfield Crash Located (Photo)

February 01, 2023 16:23


The tow truck driver responsible for hitting another tow truck driver on the side of the Banfield Freeway has been located thanks to news coverage of the incident.

On January 31, 2023, the Portland Police Officer investigating the incident got a call from a man who said he had seen news coverage of the hit and run crash and believed he might have been involved. The driver agreed to meet with the officer for an interview. The officer was able to examine his black 2019 Ford F350 tow truck and confirmed minor damage consistent the crash.

The tow driver explained that he had been blinded momentarily on I-84 when a tarp from an insecure load in another vehicle landed on his windshield. The driver said he heard a thump but couldn't tell what had happened. He said he took the next exit, removed the obstruction, and then went back to see if he could tell if he had hit anything. He was unable to locate a crash. But when he saw the story, he realized that he might have been involved

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