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Update: OSP Seeking Vehicle & Driver Involved in Injury Hit & Run Crash - SE 82nd Avenue at SE Causey Avenue
March 22, 2013

Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext 247
gregg.hastings@state.or.us


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Oregon State Police (OSP) is asking for the public's help to locate a driver and vehicle suspected of being involved in a hit-and-run injury crash last Saturday afternoon at the intersection of SE 82nd Avenue and SE Causey Avenue south of Portland. The name and DMV photograph of the suspect is released in this update.
 
On March 16, 2013 at approximately 1:02 p.m., a silver 1999 BMW 528i driven by a male suspect was attempting to left onto SE 82nd Avenue from a Goodwill store parking lot when it collided with passenger car. After impact, the BMW car drove away from the scene southbound on SE 82nd Avenue. The other involved passenger car's driver, JENNIFER R. CRENSHAW, age 27, from SE Portland, was not injured. Her 5-year old daughter, name not released, was transported by ambulance to Portland Adventist Hospital with minor injury. They were using safety restraints and a child safety seat.
 
A license plate from the silver BMW, Oregon CA30537, was left behind at the scene. The vehicle should have extensive front damage. A photograph of a similar looking style vehicle is again provided with this update.
 
OSP is looking for the vehicle's registered owner, ROBERT W. SIMMONS JR, age 41, from Oregon City. A DMV photograph of SIMMONS is provided with this update.
 
Anyone with information regarding the hit-and-run vehicle and SIMMONS is asked to call OSP Northern Command Center dispatch at (503) 731-3030. Senior Trooper Dan Swift is the lead investigator and can also be contacted by email at daniel.swift@state.or.us.