Woman And Dog Injured By Hit And Run Driver

A pedestrian and her dog are recovering after being hit by a vehicle in the Buckman neighborhood. Portland Police is now looking for the suspect who fled the scene.

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 suspect's 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.