Suspect arrested in hit-and-run crash on Bailey Hill Road

The motorcyclist injured in the crash is still recovering but has been released from the hospital, police say.

Posted: Jun 27, 2018 11:19 AM
Updated: Jun 27, 2018 11:31 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- A New Pine Creek man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash June 11 on Bailey Hill Road near Gimpl Hill Road that injured a motorcyclist.

Eugene police say Taj Lemieux, 41, was arrested Tuesday and charged with hit and run injury. According to investigators, media stories resulted in an anonymous tip that assisted in identifying Lemieux as the suspect.

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The motorcyclist is still recovering but has been released from the hospital, police say.

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