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Parents offer reward following hit-and-run on Sunday that injured two UO students



A hit-and-run on Sunday that left two 19-year-old women injured has caused their parents to seek help finding the suspect. They are offering a $1,000 reward.

The two women, UO students Emma Hill and Sarah Oldham were walking home on Sunday at 1:15 a.m. when they were struck by a white sedan with California license plate on the intersection of Hilyard Street and East 14th Ave., according to the police report. Hill suffered a fractured right wrist and a bruised face, according to Hill’s mother, Genevieve Chesnut. Chesnut said Oldham suffered a fractured shoulder and a knee injury.

According to the police report, one witness, Zackary Kuhn, said that the sedan was a white Honda Accord with a California license place resembling 05374, 0734 or 057374. Kuhn said the driver was a male with darker skin wearing a dark shirt, and a female and two males were in the back seat.

Kuhn also stated that the car clipped his right ankle before hitting the Hill and Oldham.

The two victims’ parents have set up an email, [email protected], asking for help in finding the suspect.

Location of the accident, which happened Sunday, Jan. 21 at 1:15 a.m.:


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Will Campbell

Will Campbell

I'm the Senior News Editor at the Emerald. I was born and raised in Vancouver, WA.