Woman hurt in hit and run

LEWISTOWN – The Granville Township Police Department is investigating a hit and run crash that occurred on Saturday night, according to a report issued by the department.

At 5:50 p.m. on Saturday, a white Toyota automobile traveling from Lewistown Country Club, hit a Toyota 4 Runner that was traveling on Middle Road, Lewistown. The Toyota 4 Runner then left the road and came to rest in a culvert. The white Toyota did not stop at the accident scene and sped away at a high rate of speed. It is possible that the driver of the white Toyota participated in a golf tournament at the Lewistown Country Club on Saturday. The driver was described as a white male, late twenties, had black curly hair and was wearing a white shirt and white ball hat. The vehicle will not have a front bumper as it was lost in the accident.

The driver of the Toyota 4 Runner, a 40-year-old female, was transported to Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the accident. As of Sunday night, police had not yet released her identity.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call police at 953-9713, ext. 36. Officers were assisted at the scene by West Granville Fire Co., Junction Fire Co., Fame EMS and Granville Township Fire Police.