Police Need Help Solving Hit and Run Accident

Police are asking for help tonight in solving a hit and run accident that sent on person to the hospital in Marquette.

At 4:20 this afternoon the Marquette County Sheriff’s Department says two vehicles were stopped in the right lane of US 41 East at Commerce Drive in Marquette when a truck came up from behind and struck the rear of the second car.

The impact pushed the car into the vehicle in front of it.

The truck drove around the two damaged cars and left the scene.

The driver of the second vehicle had to be extricated from the car by Marquette Township Fire and Rescue and was transported to Marquette General Hospital by Marquette General EMS. The driver and occupants of the first vehicle were not injured.The sheriffs department is looking for the truck that is described as a red pick up truck it may have a white stripe or highlights and extensive front end damage.

If you know anything about the truck or the driver you can call the Sheriffs Office at 225–8435.