Police looking for vehicle that fled Isabella County accident

CHIPPEWA TWP.  — Michigan State Police are asking the public for help in finding a vehicle which fled the scene of a Tuesday accident in Isabella County’s Chippewa Township.

Troopers responded to the two-vehicle personal injury accident at 7:20 p.m. on M-20, east of S. Leaton Road and discovered one of the vehicles had left the scene.

The driver on scene, a 42-year-old Mount Pleasant man, stated he was traveling eastbound on M-20 when a red pickup entered the roadway from a north side private drive and pulled in front of him heading eastbound. The Mount Pleasant man was unable to stop and struck the back of the vehicle that had pulled out in front of him. The red pickup then left the scene.

The 42-year-old driver was transported to McLaren Hospital by Mobile Medical Response for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Troopers are asking for assistance in locating the suspect vehicle, which is described as a red pickup with moderate to heavy damage to the rear. Anyone with information is asked to call the Michigan State Police-Mount Pleasant at (989) 773-5951 or (800) 525-5555 after 4 p.m.

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Posted by Emily Grove

Emily is the Pioneer and Herald Review crime and court reporter, covering crime in both Mecosta and Osceola counties. She can be reached by e-mail at emily@pioneergroup.com or by phone at (231) 592-8362.

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