Jason Lee Convicted of Felony Hit and Run After Striking Driver Changing Tire on the Side of I-205

WEST LINN - On Wednesday morning, July 23, 2008 Glen Carl RIDDERBRUSH (57 years old) was traveling north on I-205 approaching 10th Street when one of the tires on his Ford pickup went flat. He pulled onto the shoulder to change the tire, and while kneeling down to remove the lug nuts; he was struck by a passing vehicle, injuring both his ankles. He was transported by AMR to OHSU with non-life threatening injuries. On Wednesday, August 26, 2009 Jason Andrew LEE was convicted in Clackamas County Circuit Court of Failing to Perform the Duties of a Driver to Injured Persons (811.705) a Class B Felony. The trial lasted a day and a half. The jury returned the unanimous verdict shortly after 1:00pm today. Sentencing is scheduled for September 8, 2009 at the Clackamas County Court House. The WLPD reminds drivers to allow extra room for vehicles stopped along side the road way to avoid these types of incidents. "This case was brought to a successful prosecution due to the hard work by Sergeant Steve Taylor, Detectives Blain McKean, and Nick Amendolara, Heather Chaney from the Records Division and Deputy District Attorney Patrick Flanagan of the Clackamas County District Attorney's Office" said West Linn Police Chief Terry Timeus, "This was a great team effort." Contact Info: Sgt. Neil Hennelly PIO 503-655-6214 ext 4498