Houghton Police Looking for Hit & Run Driver

The Houghton Police Department is looking for the driver of a white Sport Utility Vehicle involved in an accident Thursday evening. It happened at about 6:05 pm on M-26 and Sharon Avenue.

Police say the suspect vehicle rear-ended a Chevrolet Equinox driven by a 48 year old Laurium woman. Police say the suspect initially stopped, then fled the scene, hitting the victim’s vehicle as well as the victim.

The suspect vehicle is described as a white SUV, similar to a GMC or Jeep Cherokee. The driver of the suspect vehicle is said to be a Caucasian female with blonde hair. She is described as having a foreign accent, possibly German or Russian.

If you witnessed the incident or have information about the driver or suspect vehicle, contact the Houghton Police at 906.482.2121.