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From a Vancouver Police Press Release: On March 13, 2014 at approximately 5:38 a.m., Vancouver Police were called to the area of NE Andresen Rd./E Fourth Plain Blvd. for the report that a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle that fled scene. When officers arrived they located a male with life-threatening injuries. The victim was transported to an area hospital and no condition is available at this time.
Police located a vehicle abandoned in a parking lot behind a McDonalds just south of where the collision occurred that they believe may be the involved vehicle. The suspect was not located and may be on foot. A K9 track in being conducted in an attempt to locate the suspect.
The Vancouver Police Department Traffic Unit will be investigating and road closures in the area of Fourth Plain/Andresen are expected throughout the morning. Commuters should be prepared for lane closures and detours as investigators are in the area.
Anyone with information on this hit and run is asked to call the Vancouver Police Department Tip Line at (360) 487-7399.