Police: Driver left critically injured passenger at crash scene in SE Portland

Photo of the crash scene alongside a DMV driver's license photo of Nicholas Woods from Portland Police

PORTLAND, Ore. – Police are looking for a man accused of seriously injuring one of his passengers in a crash in Southeast Portland and running from the scene.

The suspected driver, Nicholas Woods, may have also been hurt in the crash, police said.

Officers say the passenger is in serious condition but should survive her injuries.

Initial reports state that a driver was speeding along Southeast 92nd Avenue around midnight Saturday when they lost control, hit a parked car, and crashed a block south of the Powell Boulevard intersection.

First responders learned that the driver walked away after the crash, leaving his two passengers behind in the car. Woods was at first named a person of interest in the crash, however he is now a suspect.

If you have any helpful information, police want you to call (503) 823-2103.

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