Clackamas County deputies search for pursuit suspect who crashed into tree and fled

Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies are searching for a suspect near Southeast 72nd Avenue and Southeast Clatsop Street in Portland on June 19, 2018. They say the suspect led them on a pursuit, crashed into a tree and ran away. KATU photo

PORTLAND, Ore. – Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies are searching for a suspect who led officers on a high-speed chase, crashed into a tree and then ran away in Southeast Portland Tuesday morning.

Deputies say the pursuit began at 3:48 a.m. when they tried stopping the driver for reckless driving.

During the pursuit, the driver crashed into a tree near Southeast 72nd Avenue and Southeast Clatsop Street.

The driver ran away from the scene of the crash and deputies are searching for him.

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