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Driver, 14, turns himself in after hit-and-run crash in Clackamas County

The Tuesday morning crash in Happy Valley left a motorcyclist injured.
Credit: Clackamas County Sheriff's Office
The suspected driver in a hit-and-run crash in Happy Valley.

HAPPY VALLEY, Ore. — UPDATE (March 31) -- The suspect, a 14-year-old boy from Clackamas County, turned himself in at the Clackamas County Juvenile Intake and Assessment Center on March 31, authorities said.

Original story below.

A motorcyclist was injured in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday morning and authorities are asking for help identifying the suspected driver.

The crash happened just before 7 a.m. at Rock Creek Junction in Happy Valley, at the intersection of Highway 212 and Highway 224.

According to the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of a red 2009 Cadillac GTS was heading west on Highway 212 when he ran a red light and hit a motorcycle.

The motorcyclist went over the car’s hood. The sheriff’s office said the rider’s injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

The suspect driver left the area, but not before witnesses took photos. The car’s grill and license plate were found at the crash scene.

Authorities said the driver stopped at a Safeway in Damascus and bought a few things in the store before abandoning the car in the parking lot. Deputies released several surveillance images of the suspect taken from inside the store.

Credit: Clackamas County Sheriff's Office
The suspect's car was abandoned in a Safeway parking lot.

Anyone who can help identify the suspect is asked to contact the sheriff’s office tip line at 503-723-4949 or by submitting a tip online.

Credit: Clackamas County Sheriff's Office
The suspected driver in a hit-and-run crash in Happy Valley.