State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a hit and run accident that occurred in Monroe County.
Troopers said the incident occurred along Bartonsville Woods Road, in Jackson Township, about 5:20 a.m. on Saturday, June 16. Troopers said a vehicle was driven westbound when it crossed into the eastbound lane and onto the berm where it struck a small embankment, shrubbery and then a large tree before coming to rest on its roof.
The driver then fled the scene on foot. The vehicle is a 2001 Volkswagen Jetta.