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PORTLAND - The driver accused of a hit-and-run crash in Southeast Portland was arrested not far from the scene Tuesday night.

Police found the 28-year-old scooter rider seriously hurt near 17th Avenue and Holgate Boulevard. She was taken to the hospital.

Five minutes after the initial call, an officer en route to the scene found the suspect vehicle crashed on the Darigold property at SE Woodward Street and McLoughlin Boulevard.

Officers arrested 26-year-old J Barclay Zimmerli for DUII, assault, reckless driving, and failure to perform the duties of a driver.

The victim was released from the hospital after treatment.

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