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Eugene police search for driver of pickup who struck moped, seriously injuring rider

Police are searching for the driver of a pickup that seriously injured a man on a moped in a hit-and-run crash in Eugene, Apr. 11, 2018. (SBG)

EUGENE, Ore. -- Police are looking for a driver involved in a hit and run crash in Eugene early Wednesday morning.

Police say a pickup truck hit a man riding a moped at W. 7th and Madison near Taco Bell just before 3 a.m. and kept on driving.

The moped’s rider, a 20-year-old man, was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, EPD said.

The involved pickup was last seen going eastbound on W. 7th Avenue.

If anyone was in the area around the time of the crash, or if a member of the public or anyone at an auto-body shop notices fresh damage to a light-colored pickup, call police at (541) 968-1926.

DEVELOPING STORY | This story will be updated when new information is confirmed.

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