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The driver of this vehicle, which sustained heavy damage, was sent to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries after the car was struck by a pick-up that drove off on Route 153 Saturday night. (COURTESY)

Farmington police looking for driver involved in hit-and-run

FARMINGTON — Police are looking to identify the driver who fled after injuring another driver along Route 153 Saturday evening.

Police, firefighters and emergency personnel responded around 8:15 p.m. after the accident occurred along Route 153. Upon arriving at the scene, they found a car with substantial damage and a driver who sustained non-life threatening injuries who was taken to Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

Based on reports from witnesses, investigators are looking for a Chevy 1500 pickup from 2000 to 2007 which is “either tan, gold or silver in color.” The truck sustained damage on its driver’s side and had a flat tire as a result of the accident, according to police.

It was last seen driving through the area of Central Street heading toward Route 11, according to police.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Sgt. Michael McNeil at 755-2731, ext. 108, or leave an anonymous message on the Crimeline at 755-9797.