Driver flees rollover accident

Driver flees rollover accident

ISHPEMING TOWNSHIP – A driver fled the scene of a rollover accident Thursday night in the west Ishpeming area.

The accident happened just before 5:30 on County Road 581 near Stoneville Road.  Police told ABC 10 that the driver of the vehicle fled the scene. The  vehicle overturned into a snowbank just east of Stoneville on 581.

The accident is being investigated by the Marquette County Sheriff’s Department and required an emergency response by the Ishpeming Township Volunteer Fire Department.

The driver was not believed injured. The road was snow covered and slippery.

ABC 10 is awaiting word from the sheriff’s department on whether the driver has been taken into custody and the driver’s identity.