Lincoln City Police have located the vehicle that was involved in the recent hit and run incident that left a pedestrian on a sidewalk near Sears sprawled and gravely injured. Forensics at the scene indicated that a vehicle had veered off the southbound lane of 101 and drove up onto the sidewalk and hit the male victim who remains in critical condition at a Portland trauma center.
Lincoln City Police were seeking public help in locating a vehicle of interest; a 2004-2013 Nissan Titan pickup. On Wednesday May 4, 2016 the vehicle of was located.
We would like to extend our deepest thanks and gratitude for all the leads, tip and information that came into our office since the press release was made public. It is only with the help and support of our community that we as a police department can continue to ensure quality investigations and prompt resolution of criminal cases.
At this time the case is still open and under investigation. The condition of Mr. Chase is unchanged and he remains in critical condition at a Portland area hospital. If anyone has any further information regarding this case, please call the Lincoln City Police Department at 541-994-3636.