Hit-and-run driver in Sherwood turns himself in
A driver hit a pedestrian Friday, Dec. 15, in Sherwood, fled the scene, but later turned himself in.
The incident began at at approximately 7:38 a.m. when Sherwood Police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle near Sherwood High School, 16956 S.W. Meinecke Road.
Officers found a female pedestrian suffering from non-life threatening facial injuries. The pedestrian's name has not been released to the media.
Officers said she was walking in a crosswalk when she was struck by a car. She was transported via ambulance to a nearby hospital. Officers canvassed the area but were unable to locate the suspect vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle briefly stayed on scene but fled before police arrived.
The suspect vehicle was described as a white, 2013 Dodge four-door. Investigators said it was driven by Shawn Driscoll, 45, of Newberg.
Driscoll's unoccupied vehicle was located at his residence in Newberg. Attempts to locate him were unsuccessful.
At about 1:20 p.m. Friday, Driscoll turned himself in to the Sherwood Police Department.
Driscoll was charged with a felony, fail to perform duties of a driver with injuries and driving while suspended misdemeanor. He has been lodged in the Washington County Jail.