December 18, 2012

Maine girl shoveling snow injured in hit-and-run

Androscoggin County Sheriff's Department investigators are seeking help from the public in locating the driver and vehicle involved.

The Associated Press

LEEDS — Authorities are searching for a hit-and-run driver whose car struck and injured a 13-year-old girl who was shoveling snow away from her family's mailbox in Leeds.

The Androscoggin County Sheriff's Department said in a statement released early Tuesday that the girl suffered non-life threatening injuries Monday afternoon.

Investigators are seeking help from the public in locating the driver and vehicle involved in the crash. They describe the car as a blue smart car that was last seen driving west on Church Hill road toward the town of Turner. The vehicle should have some noticeable damage on the passenger side after hitting the girl and the mailbox.

Anyone with any information about the crash should contact the Sheriff’s Department at 753-2500.

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