Police investigating ‘large, heavy’ chain strung across Springwater Trail in SE Portland

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A woman was injured during a hit and run in northeast Portland on Friday evening.

Portland police responded to someone being hit by a driver on Northeast Sandy Boulevard at 62nd Avenue around 11 p.m.

The 48-year-old woman is suffering from potentially life-threatening injuries, according to police.

She was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

A witness told police that the woman was in a crosswalk walking southbound across Sandy Boulevard when she was struck by a westbound driver in an SUV. The driver of the SUV stopped for a moment, then turned left onto Northeast 61st Avenue and sped out of the area.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact the Police Non-Emergency Line at 503-823-3333.

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