December 03, 2019 09:05
A pedestrian and her dog are recovering after being struck by a vehicle in the Buckman neighborhood. Portland Police is now looking for the driver involved.
The crash happened at 11:19 a.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019. East Precinct officers responded to a hospital where the victim, an adult female, was being treated. She reported being struck by the car while crossing Southeast Belmont Street at Southeast 20th Avenue. The suspect vehicle made a left turn, struck her and her dog, and was last seen Eastbound Belmont Street. The officer went to the scene and obtained video surveillance.
The video (see screenshots) suggests the vehicle was a red Toyota Matrix or similar. If anyone has information about this case, please e-mail Officer Richard Storm at Richard.Storm@portlandoregon.gov and reference case number 19-413106.
The woman has agreed to media contact. Interested press can get her contact information by e-mailing PPBPIO@portlandoregon.gov. Video footage is also available.
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