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MHP seeking info on Kalispell hit-and-run crash

Posted at 9:33 AM, Dec 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-04 11:35:08-05
MHP Hit Vehicle Kalispell
Authorities are looking for info after a hit-and-run accident in Kalispell. (Montana Highway Patrol photo)

KALISPELL – Authorities are looking for information in connection with a hit-and-run accident in Kalispell.

The Montana Highway Patrol reports the incident happened sometime between 10:30 p.m. on Sunday and 8 a.m. on Monday in the 800 block of Smith Lake Road.

Authorities say that the hit vehicle had slid off the road and blew a tire. The teen driver parked as far off the road as she thought she could, but was still partially in the roadway, according to MHP.

A white pickup or SUV slid on the same corner and rear-ended the vehicle leaving behind a couple of parts before the driver fled the scene.

The parts look like wheel trim from a white Toyota, possibly from the passenger side. Also left behind at the scene was a round driving light and tinted wind deflector.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Montana Highway Patrol at 855-MHP-3777.