State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks were summoned at 1:30 a.m. July 20 to Auburn to investigate a hit-and-run accident.

Police said a red-colored Honda was traveling westbound on Route 895 when it veered to the right and its passenger's side front struck the rear of a 2003 Toyota Camry owned by Alan Fessler, 242 Market St. (Rt. 895). After the impact the Honda driver backed the vehicle onto the roadway, drove west on Rt. 895 and turned around before fleeing the scene in an eastbound direction.

Police said the Camry was towed from the scene.