Hit and run driver arrested in Eagle Point

The suspect hit another driver and a limo before trying to flee the scene on foot.

Posted: May 4, 2019 12:03 AM

EAGLE POINT, Ore. -- Police say a driver suspected of being intoxicated fled the scene of a hit and run.

The suspect was driving a truck down Highway 62 when he hit another truck near Linn Road. After hitting the truck, the suspect drove off. The victim and another witness chased the driver into the Sienna Hills subdivision.  Security video shows the two drivers chasing the suspect through the neighborhood. The suspect then hit a limo that was parked along Stonewater Drive. Then he got out of his truck and tried to run away on foot. A witness stopped him as police arrived. 

The limo was unoccupied, but the driver of the truck he slammed into told NewsWatch12 her head went through the window behind her. She left shortly after police arrived to go to the hospital.

We will continue to a follow this story and bring updates as they become available. 

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