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Officer on Patrol T-Boned By Hit-and-Run Driver

February 17, 2020 02:24

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A Portland Police Bureau officer is being treated at a hospital for non-life threatening injuries after being T-boned by a hit and run driver in a stolen truck in the Buckman Neighborhood.

On Monday, February 17, 2020 at 12:00a.m., a Central Precinct officer was on patrol northbound at Southeast 2nd Avenue and Southeast Madison Street when he was struck in the passenger side by a driver of a pickup truck going westbound. The driver of the truck got out and ran, leaving the truck behind.

The officer was treated at the scene by paramedics but was not transported by ambulance. He was later driven to a hospital by another officer.

Other officers responded to assist and looked for the suspect using a K9 unit, but the suspect has not been located yet.

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