Gresham Police Dept

Gresham, Ore.—Gresham Police are searching for the suspect and vehicle involved in a hit-and-run collision that seriously injured a 72-year-old pedestrian. Officers responded to a collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian at SE Stark St. and 192 Ave., shortly after 6:00 p.m., on Nov. 24. Witnesses reported that the vehicle fled northbound on 192 Ave. at a high rate of speed. Officers and medical personnel tended to the victim, who had been thrown nearly 70 feet from the impact of the crash. The victim was transported to an area trauma hospital where he remains in critical condition. Additionally, responding officers searched for the suspect vehicle but were not successful in those efforts.

East Metro Vehicular Crimes Team members are investigating the crash. They are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect and vehicle. The suspect vehicle was described by witnesses as a white, silver, or gold SUV that should have front end damage as a result of the crash. Investigators are asking anyone who has surveillance cameras that record vehicular traffic in the area to check for this SUV that was traveling westbound on SE Stark St., in right lane, prior to the crash. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Gresham Police Tip-Line at 503-618-2719. Gresham Police Department partners with Crimestoppers of Oregon and those with information can submit information anonymously through their website at http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com or by downloading the mobile app.

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