Police Officer Injured In Crash

A Portland Police Bureau officer was treated at a hospital for non-life threatening injuries after being T-boned by a hit and run driver in a stolen truck in the Buckman Neighborhood.

On Monday, February 17, 2020 at 12:00a.m., a Central Precinct officer was on patrol northbound at Southeast 2nd Avenue and Southeast Morrison Street when he was struck in the passenger side by a driver of a pickup truck going westbound. The driver of the truck got out and ran, leaving the truck behind.

The officer was treated at the scene by paramedics but was not transported by ambulance. He was later driven to a hospital by another officer.

Other officers responded to assist and looked for the suspect using a K9 unit, but the suspect has not been located yet.

The truck, a Ford F350, was stolen out of Vancouver on February 1, 2020. It was seized as evidence. No description of the suspect is being released at this time.

If anyone has information about this incident or the driver of the truck, please call non-emergency line at 503 823-3333 and reference case number 20-54823.

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