Hit and run

COAL TOWNSHIP — Police are seeking information on a hit-and-run accident that occurred in the 1600 block of Tioga Street between 4 and 6 p.m. Wednesday.

It was reported a 2006 Mazda, owned by Jesse Babcock, 26, of 1647 Tioga St., was hit by a white vehicle on the passenger’s side while parked in front of Babcock’s residence. The vehicle sustained damage to the passenger side front fender, rear door and rear quarter panel.

Anyone with information is asked to call 570-644-0333.

DUI patrols and checkpoints

COAL TOWNSHIP — The North Central Highway Safety Network’s regional DUI enforcement group and the Coal Township Police Department will conduct roving patrols and sobriety checkpoints from Saturday through Aug. 26 on routes 61, 225, 125, 54, 487, 901 and 147, or other connecting roadways to municipalities.

Travelers are reminded to report drunk drivers by dialing 9-1-1. To report underage drinking, call 1-888-under-21. The roving patrols and checkpoints are funded through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the National Highway Safety Administration.

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