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EPD Investigates Hit and Run Accident

EPD Investigates Hit and Run Accident

     ELMIRA (WENY) --  Elmira Police are looking for the driver that hit a car Sunday afternoon and then drove off.

     It happened around 2 o'clock at the intersection of Clemens Center Parkway and West Washington Avenue.  The driver told police he or she was waiting to turn right onto Washington, when a car hit their car from behind.  That driver then turned onto Washington Avenue and sped away.

     That hit-and-run car is described as an older black or dark colored Ford Explorer or Mercury Mountaineer, most likely with a broken right headlight.

     Anyone with information about the hit and run accident should call police at (607) 271-HALT or (607) 737-5627.