RUSH TOWNSHIP – The Philipsburg-based state police are probing a hit-and-run accident that occurred at approximately 2:05 a.m. Sunday on State Street in Rush Township.
A 1998 silver Dodge pick-up was traveling eastbound when the operator lost control. The operator then exited the roadway and struck an embankment with its left, front bumper area.
The pick-up continued traveling eastbound along the embankment for approximately 100 feet before re-entering State Street. It came to a rest in the middle of the roadway, facing east on the driver’s side, state police said.
The pick-up sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene. Its operator fled the scene.
The accident remains under investigation at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Philipsburg-based state police at 814-342-3370.