ROSEBURG MAN IN GRAVE CONDITION FOLLOWING HIT & RUN WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office
ROSEBURG, Ore. – Deputies are investigating a hit and run incident which occurred Wednesday which has left a man in grave condition.
On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at 8:54 PM, dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call of a man in a wheelchair who had been struck by a car in the 5000-block of NE Stephens Street near the Buckeroo Barn. When deputies arrived, they located a 46 year-old Roseburg man, whose name is being withheld at this time, lying in the roadway suffering from critical injuries. The man had been in a motorized scooter at the time he was struck. The vehicle that had struck the man left prior to the arrival of emergency crews.
The victim was transported by ambulance to Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg and later transferred to Sacred Heart Hospital at Riverbend where he is in grave condition suffering from life-threatening injuries.
Deputies located evidence at the scene to indicate the vehicle involved was a white 2014-2016 Mazda 3. The vehicle will have damage to the right front-end damage. Anyone with information as to the vehicle or driver of the car is urged to call the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office at 541-440-4471 or email email@example.com
The investigation is ongoing at this time.