Milwaukie police investigate hit-and-run of bicyclist, 14
Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident involving a 14-year-old bicyclist struck by a vehicle at approximately 3:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21 at the Milwaukie Market Place.
Police said the teenage boy was biking south on the eastern sidewalk of Southeast Oak Street, crossing the north entrance into the shopping mall, when a newer, small, white SUV hit him. Witnesses reported an elderly male driver with an elderly female passenger were leaving the Market Place, turning right onto Oak Street, when they struck the boy.
Witnesses indicated the vehicle left the area traveling westbound on Southeast Railroad Avenue. The boy left the scene of the crash and later went to the Milwaukie Police Department to report what had happened. He told the investigating officer he was sore after being knocked down and he also had a skinned-up knee. His bicycle sustained minor damage to the rear fork.
The investigation is still ongoing. Contact the Milwaukie Police Department's non-emergency line at 503 786-7500 with any information regarding this incident.
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