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Police search for driver who caused chain reaction of crashes in Lower Macungie

Published On: Feb 16 2013 07:37:32 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 16 2013 07:42:08 AM EST


Authorities are searching for a hit-and-run driver who caused a chain reaction of crashes Friday afternoon on Lower Macungie Road.

Police say the driver of a 1997 black Dodge Dakota truck struck the rear of a car at the intersection of Millrace Road. This caused a chain reaction of three cars crashing into each other. The accident happend around 5:50 p.m.

No injuries were reported.


Police say the driver who fled the scene was last seen traveling south on Millrace Road. The truck had heavy front end damage and is missing the front grill assembly.

The driver is described as a middle aged male with short brown hair.

Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact State Police in Fogelsville at 610-395-1438.