Portland Seek Public’s Help Locating Driver in Hit & Run of a Skateboarder


Late last night, Wayne Harwood, 25, of Portland, was seriously injured in a collision with a car on Cumberland Avenue.  Mr. Harwood was riding a skateboard when hit.  He is believed to have been entering Cumberland Avenue from Avon Street when he collided with a passing car.  The driver of the car fled and was last seen heading east on Cumberland toward High Street.

The car is described as a white sedan and should have damage to the passenger side.  Mr. Harwood is being treated at Maine Medical Center and has serious injuries.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the accident or has info to please call them at 207 – 874-8532 or 207 – 874-8575.