WSP seeks vehicle that struck pedestrian on I205 in Vancouver

first_imgA 26-year-old man walking south on the northbound lanes of Interstate 205 on Tuesday night was struck by a vehicle whose driver fled the scene.The man was taken to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center with a fractured leg and other injuries consistent with being struck by a vehicle, Washington State Patrol spokesman Will Finn said in an email.The crash happened about 10:26 p.m. The pedestrian was in the right lane when the suspect’s northbound vehicle struck him near the offramp for Northeast 134th Street. The vehicle “continued from the scene, and is outstanding,” according to a trooper crash report.Alcohol or drugs are not believed to be a factor. Finn said in an email that the incident appears to have been a suicide attempt by the pedestrian.“With that said, we still have a vehicle involved that left the scene, which makes it a crime,” Finn said.last_img read more