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Driver flees Gresham crash, 1 injured

Police say a driver fled on foot


A woman fled on foot after crashing her car with another car at a high rate of speed on Tuesday morning.

The woman was caught shortly after fleeing the crash in the 2400 block of S.E. Burnside Road. The driver of the other car was traumatically injured and taken to the hospital.

The intersection of SE Burnside at Powell is completely closed for an investigation.

Officials recommend the following alternative routes:

Westbound Highway 26 coming into Gresham is closed at S.E. Powell Valley Road. Drivers can take S.E. Palmquist Road to S.E. Kane drive and travel north to N.E. Division Street and then west on Division Street to NE Burnside Road.

Eastbound Burnside is closed at S.E. 1st Street. Drivers can take N.E. Hogan Drive and travel south to S.E. Palmquist Road and then east on Palmquist Road to Highway 26.