Police Seek Driver Responsible for Rt. 378 Hit-and-Run

Lower Saucon Township Police say the driver of a white Jeep ran a red light at Route 378 and Mountain Drive North Jan. 17, striking a car driven by a 16-year-old before fleeing.

After striking a car that was being driven by a 16-year-old from Lower Saucon Township Jan. 17, the driver of a white Jeep fled the scene, township police said in a news release Monday.

According to police, the hit-and-run accident occurred at the intersection of Route 378 and Mountain Drive North at approximately 8:30pm.

The 16-year-old motorist was attempting to cross Route 378 when the northbound Jeep driver ran a red light, causing the accident, police said.

The juvenile suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital, they added.

Police said the Jeep was last seen continuing northbound on Route 378 into the City of Bethlehem.

Anyone with information regarding the accident is asked to contact the Lower Saucon Township Police Department at 610-759-2200.


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