Tow truck driver injured in hit-and-run by another tow truck on I-84 in Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - Police are looking for a tow truck in a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured another tow truck driver on Sunday morning on I-84 in northeast Portland.
The Portland Police Bureau said at about 6:45 a.m. Sunday, an officer responded to I-84 West between the Northeast 43rd Street exit and the Northeast Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard overpass. When he arrived, he found a tow truck driver laying injured in front of his truck. The officer learned the tow truck driver had just finished loading a car when he was hit by a passing vehicle that did not stop.
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The driver who was hit, a 27-year-old man, was taken to the hospital with injuries including a broken arm and broken leg.
The suspect’s vehicle is also believed to be a tow truck. It is described as a Ford tow truck with a wheel lift device on the back, but the color isn’t known.
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If anyone saw the crash, has video or information, you’re asked to e-mail email@example.com and reference case number 23-26728.
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