JPD Looking For “Hit & Run” Driver; Vehicle

JASPER (NNDC) – Jasper police say they are asking for the public’s assistance in finding the driver of a car that was involved in an accident early Tuesday afternoon at 15th and Newton streets.

JPD says at about 12:15PM, the driver of a motorcycle stopped at the intersection, says his bike was struck from behind by a car. Police say the impact knocked the motorcycle out from under him.

He told JPD the car, a silver hatchback, then drove off continuing north on Newton.

Police are looking for the hatchback, possibly a Mitsubishi or Mazda.

Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call Jasper police at 812-482-2255, or you can call the local police anonymous tip line at 812-481-COPS (2677).