No injuries reported in alleged hit and run accident

Tim Barnum
The driver's side of a Ford pickup was damaged in an alleged hit and run accident in Standish.
Tim Barnum
The driver's side of a Ford pickup was damaged in an alleged hit and run accident in Standish.
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STANDISH — No one was hurt in what is believed to have been a hit-and-run accident in Standish June 20, but the driver of an automobile involved allegedly fled the scene after the incident.

Undersheriff Donald McIntyre said the accident occurred at approximately 1:11 p.m. A car traveling southbound on Front Street reportedly ran the stop sign at the intersection of Front and Cedar streets, impacting a Ford F-150 pulling a trailer eastbound on Cedar Street, McIntyre said.

After colliding with the driver’s side of the cab of the truck, the second vehicle reportedly left the scene of the accident.

Sheriff James Mosciski said with the help of witnesses, police found the second car parked at the Gillette Apartments on Beaver Street, but the driver was no longer occupying the vehicle.

McIntyre said the suspect car is currently in the sheriff’s department’s custody.

Names of the drivers involved in the accident are currently being withheld, as the accident remains under investigation, McIntyre said. Police are searching for the missing driver, and anyone with information should contact the sheriff’s office at 989-846-3002.

Traffic was directed around the accident scene by the sheriff’s department with assistance from the Standish Area Fire Authority.

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