Crime Stoppers Featured Case #17-09 – Hit and Run



The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public’s help to locate the suspect in a hit and run traffic crash.

On January 27, 2017, at about 2:30 p.m., a driver traveling at a high rate of speed eastbound across the Hawthorne Bridge rear-ended two other drivers, causing one vehicle to roll which nearly struck a person riding a bicycle. The suspect driver continued driving eastbound off the Hawthorne Bridge. There were no serious injuries as a result of the crash.

The suspect vehicle is described as a beige 1997-2002 Ford Expedition and likely has significant front-end damage.

A bicycle rider on the Hawthorne Bridge caught video of the crash: https://youtu.be/c1jCRLgIGx0

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Information about any unsolved felony crime is eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000. Information about any unsolved homicide is eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,500.

Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects. Links can be shared anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

Submit an anonymous tip:

Text CRIMES (274637) – Type 823HELP, followed by the tip.

Online at http://crimestoppersoforegon.com/submit_online_tip.php

Call 503-823-HELP (4357)

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