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Police identify driver, victim involved in hit-and-run in downtown Portland

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Ali Algwaiz (Courtesy: Portland Police Bureau) Ali Algwaiz (Courtesy: Portland Police Bureau)
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Police have identified the suspected driver and the victim involved in a hit-and-run incident in downtown Portland early Sunday morning.

The Portland Police Bureau said 20-year-old Ali Algwaiz allegedly struck a pedestrian at SW 11th Ave. and Market St. around 5:58 a.m.

Previous reports indicated that the victim was a 50-year-old man. Further investigations revealed that the pedestrian involved was 28-year-old Kyle Wallace.

Algwaiz sped away from the scene and was later found and arrested in a parking lot at SW 19th Ave. and W Burnside St. according to PPB.

He is now facing several charges including driving under the influence and assault. 

Wallace is currently in the hospital with critical injures.

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