Pedestrian hospitalized after hit-run crash on Hwy 26

Washington County

Officers say they've identified the involved driver and truck

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — All eastbound lanes of Highway 26 were closed near the Brookwood Parkway following a serious crash on Monday.

According to the Hillsboro Police Department, a 52-year-old man was walking alongside the shoulder of Highway 26 when he was struck by a box truck just after 5 a.m. The box truck reportedly fled the scene, leaving the victim with serious injuries.

As a result of the crash, all eastbound lanes of Highway 26 and nearby on-ramps were blocked off at Northeast Brookwood Parkway. All lanes have since reopened.

Meanwhile, the victim was rushed to the hospital. Although his injuries were serious, they are not believed to be life-threatening.

Officers said Tuesday they had identified the truck and the driver involved in the crash after releasing surveillance images of both to the public. The suspected driver has not been identified and it’s unclear whether any charges have been filed at this time.

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