Police investigating ‘suspicious circumstances’ leading to man’s injuries

A motorist located a severely injured man on the shoulder of Southeast Gibson Road near Washougal early Saturday morning

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The Clark County Major Crimes Unit is investigating “suspicious circumstances” connected to an incident that occurred over the weekend outside Washougal, which left a man with “significant injuries.”

Police say a “suspicious circumstances” call came in at 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. A motorist had found a severely injured man on the shoulder of the roadway in the 38500 block of Southeast Gibson Road, east of Washougal city limits.

Deputies from the Clark County Sheriff’s Office as well as East County Fire and Rescue responded to the call and found the man had significant injuries and transported him to an area hospital for treatment.

The victim’s family is requesting privacy at this time. Police ask that anyone who has information about the incident call Detective Justin Messman at 360-397-2051.