Police search for occupants who crashed vehicle into tree and fled scene

Police are searching for a male and a female occupants of a vehicle that crashed into a tree on SE Mt. Scott Blvd. early Monday morning. Photo courtesy Portland Police Bureau 

PORTLAND, Ore. – Police are searching for two people who fled the scene after driving a vehicle into a tree in southeast Portland early Monday morning.

Officers responded to the crash in the 10000 block of Southeast Mt. Scott Boulevard.

They said the driver launched the car into a tree and the occupants, one male and one female, left the scene on foot before officers arrived.

Police said the crash didn’t affect traffic, but they could close the uphill lane when the tow truck arrives.

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