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Woman and dog injured by hit-and-run driver while crossing SE Belmont

(Photo: PPB)

(PPB images of suspect’s car.)

Southbound SE 20th at Belmont.

Did you see a crash at SE 20th and Belmont Monday morning? If so, the Portland Police Bureau would like to hear from you.

The PPB are on the hunt for the driver of a small red Toyota that hit and injured a woman who was crossing Belmont around 11:19 am yesterday. See PPB statement below:

A pedestrian and her dog are recovering after being struck by a vehicle in the Buckman neighborhood. Portland Police is now looking for the driver involved.

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The crash happened at 11:19 a.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019. East Precinct officers responded to a hospital where the victim, an adult female, was being treated. She reported being struck by the car while crossing Southeast Belmont Street at Southeast 20th Avenue. The suspect vehicle made a left turn, struck her and her dog, and was last seen Eastbound Belmont Street. The officer went to the scene and obtained video surveillance.

The video (see screenshots) suggests the vehicle was a red Toyota Matrix or similar. If anyone has information about this case, please e-mail Officer Richard Storm at Richard.Storm@portlandoregon.gov and reference case number 19-413106.

— Jonathan Maus: (503) 706-8804, @jonathan_maus on Twitter and jonathan@bikeportland.org
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