Suspet Sought In Hit And Run


Clackamas County Sheriff's Office detectives are asking for the public's help to identify the driver of a suspect SUV -- as well as a potential witness vehicle -- in a July 23 hit-and-run that left a 60-year-old man severely injured.

The hit-and-run occurred at approximately 7:46 p.m. on Thursday, July 23, on SE Sunnyside Road near SE Scooter Lane in Damascus.

The suspect vehicle -- an SUV believed to be a 2000-2006 Chevy Suburban or Tahoe, dark in color (possibly black or dark blue), with aftermarket chrome wheels -- struck a 60-year-old male Damascus resident as the victim rode his bicycle.

The victim reportedly somersaulted over the front of the bike and hit the roadway, leaving the victim with severe head and internal injuries. The suspect vehicle then fled westbound on Sunnyside Road.

The victim was transported to OHSU for treatment of severe injuries.

TIPS SOUGHT: Anyone with information on this hit and run, the suspect vehicle, or the possible witness vehicle is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office Tip Line — by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form at https://www.clackamas.us/sheriff/tip . Please reference CCSO Case # 20-015441.