Hit-and-Run Crash In Montavilla Neighborhood Leaves Man In Wheelchair Dead
Portland, Ore. – A tragic hit-and-run accident claimed the life of a man in a wheelchair on Friday, April 28, 2023. The incident took place at the intersection of Northeast 82nd Avenue and Northeast Glisan Street in the Montavilla neighborhood at around 12:11 a.m.
According to reports, the Portland Police Department’s East Precinct officers and Portland Fire & Rescue personnel responded to the scene and attempted lifesaving measures. Unfortunately, the man died at the site of the crash.
The suspect driver fled the scene before the police arrived and has yet to be identified or located. As of now, no information about the suspect has been released by the authorities.
The Portland Police Major Crash Team is investigating the incident, and during the course of the investigation, the intersection of Northeast 82nd Avenue and Northeast Glisan Street will remain closed in all directions.
The authorities are urging anyone who may have information about the accident or the suspect driver to contact [email protected] and reference case number 23-109538.