Pedestrian seriously hurt in SE Portland hit-run

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SE Stark Street was closed between SE 157th and SE 163rd avenues

The Portland Police Bureau’s Major Crash Team at the scene of a hit-and-run in Southeast Portland, Nov. 17, 2020. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man was seriously injured in a hit-and-run Tuesday night in Southeast Portland’s Centennial neighborhood, police said.

The Major Crash Team was called to the 16000 block of SE Stark Street just before 7 p.m. Investigators learned 27-year-old Daniel Lopez-Herrera was hit inside a crosswalk after activating the flashing beacons to alert traffic, according to Portland police.

Lopez-Herrera was rushed to a hospital and immediately taken into surgery. He was still in critical condition a day later.

FILE – A vehicle similar to the one investigators believe hit a pedestrian in the 16000 block of Southeast Stark Street in Portland, Oregon, on Nov. 17, 2020. (PPB)

Witnesses described the vehicle that hit Lopez-Herrera as having no rear license plates. It was speeding westbound on SE Stark with its headlights off, police said.

Investigators are looking for a 2002-2006 Infiniti Q45, most likely silver or tan, with possible damage to its front left headlight or hood and windshield. Call 911 if you see it.

An investigation was underway. Anyone with information should contact Officer Chris Johnson at 503-823-2213 or Chris.Johnson@portlandoregon.gov

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