PORTLAND – On Sunday afternoon, 49-year-old Don Jeffrey Porter turned himself in to Portland police in connection with a hit-and-run early Saturday morning in Southeast Portland.
Just before 3 a.m. Saturday, a driver of a dark-colored SUV hit a woman on Southeast 68th Avenue and Southeast Division Street.
The victim was identified as 37-year-old Sulema Hernandez-Rivas of Southeast Portland. She remained in serious condition at a Portland hospital.
Police said the driver never slowed down after hitting the woman crossing eastbound lanes of Southeast Division Street.
Investigators found Porter's 2013 Ford Escape at a local body shop and charged him with felony hit and run, hindering prosecution and tampering with evidence.
He was booked into the Multnomah County Jail and will be arraigned on Monday.