Suspect arrested in Vancouver double hit and run


Trista Egli was arrested after allegedly driving into two pedestrians in separate incidents Wednesday

VANCOUVER — The suspect of a double hit and run was arrested and taken into custody by Vancouver Police Wednesday evening.

Vancouver Police arrested 31-year-old Trista Egli Wednesday as the suspect in a double hit and run. Photo courtesy of Nancy Bush
Vancouver Police arrested 31-year-old Trista Egli Wednesday as the suspect in a double hit and run. Photo courtesy of Nancy Bush

At 8:01 p.m. Wednesday (June 3), Vancouver Police responded to a hit and run collision involving a vehicle that hit a male pedestrian in the area of NE Andresen Rd.  and E. Mill Plain Blvd. The victim suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries. 

Three minutes later, the suspect then traveled through an occupied crosswalk just west of General Anderson Avenue on E. 18th St. and struck a female pedestrian before driving away. That victim suffered life-threatening injuries. 

Both victims were transported to area hospitals for treatment.

A driver struck two pedestrians in separate collisions, three minutes apart, Wednesday evening in Vancouver. Photo courtesy of Nancy Bush
A driver struck two pedestrians in separate collisions, three minutes apart, Wednesday evening in Vancouver. Photo courtesy of Nancy Bush

Shortly after the second hit and run, officers locate the suspect, 31-year-old Trista M. Egli. Egli was arrested and booked into the Clark County Jail for two counts of Vehicular Assault, one count of Reckless Driving and DUI.  

The Vancouver Police Department Traffic Unit is continuing the investigation. 

Information provided by the Vancouver Police Department.

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