Sheriff: Man arrested after hitting woman with SUV

Sheriff: Man arrested after hitting woman with SUV

COOS BAY, Ore. -- A Coos Bay man has been charged by the Sheriff's office with hitting a woman with his car and driving away.

On Sauday around 3:30 am, deputies were called to Lowell Lane for a report that a woman had been struck by a silver SUV and the driver had fled the area.

Authorities say they identified Thomas J. Streitzwaters, 28, of Coos Bay.

Deputies say the victim was taken to Bay Area Hospital and later transferred to River Bend Medical Center in Springfield.

At about 1:30 pm, officers from the Coos Bay Police Department say they found Streitzwaters and the vehicle on S. 10th Street. Officers held him there for deputies.

He was arrested and charged with second degree assault and felony hit and run.

The woman was listed in stable condition at the hospital.