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Niles police looking for hit and run driver

Published 11:56am Monday, May 13, 2013

Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred Sunday evening on U.S. 12 in Milton Township.

According to Michigan State Police, a vehicle traveling east on U.S. 12 was struck by the suspect vehicle, which failed to yield while turning west onto U.S. 12 from Bell Road at 6:20 p.m. The suspect vehicle then fled the scene.

The collision caused the other vehicle to roll over twice. The occupants sustained minor injuries. Police said seat belt use and a child restraint system were instrumental in preventing serious injuries.

Witnesses described the suspect vehicle as a red extended cab pickup with silver trim along the bottom. No make, model or registration plate information is known at this time.

The suspect is a white male approximately 45 years of age. The vehicle was last seen traveling east on Worrell Road.

Michigan Stat Police are asking anyone with information on this accident to contact the Niles post at (269) 683-4411.

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