Breaking news out of downtown Portland:

More from KGW8:

Portland police are on the scene of a hit-and-run crash that injured several people near the Portland State University campus.

Witnesses told KGW that the suspect drove a dark blue or purple SUV onto a sidewalk and hit at least three young women before driving away. Witnesses also said the suspect followed traffic signals while leaving the scene.

Portland Fire & Rescue said the crash at Southwest 6th Avenue and Hall Street involved multiple patients, and those people were taken to area hospitals.

We will continue to monitor this story and update with developments.