Driver flees after hit-and-run
A Palmerton driver escaped injury in a hit-and-run crash reported at 7:37 a.m. Sunday along Forest Inn Road in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County.
State police at Lehighton said Peter K. Smale, 59, was driving a 2004 Ford Ranger northbound and turning left into a driveway when his vehicle was struck by another vehicle being driven northbound. The other driver continued on Forest Inn Road.
Smale was not injured.
Troopers said the hit-and-run vehicle is believed to be a red Dodge Dakota.