Skowhegan Fire Capt. Rick Caldwell, front, scans the Kennebec River with two other firefighters searching for the driver of a vehicle that crashed off Water Street early on Sunday. Police say the man then jumped out of the vehicle and climbed down a steep embankment at the river’s edge. Caldwell said the search was called off by mid-afternoon.  (David Leaming photo)

SKOWHEGAN — A Solon man who escaped police pursuit Sunday morning by jumping into the Kennebec River and swimming away was still at large Monday, police said.

Police Chief David Bucknam said Jamison Aloes is still being sought for questioning in the incident, which allegedly involved a fistfight and a motor vehicle accident from which Aloes, 22, and Dillon Matthew St. Peter, also 22, fled.

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