Driver fled scene of crash involving a stolen vehicle

St. Joseph Police are investigating a crash after a driver fled the scene.

Posted: Sep 17, 2019 8:31 PM
Updated: Sep 17, 2019 8:33 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) St. Joseph Police are investigating a crash after a driver fled the scene.

Police say a stolen Prius collided with an SUV on the North Belt Highway at Beck Road.

The accident happened around 2 p.m. Tuesday.

After the collision, the driver of the Prius ran from the scene.

Police describe the suspect as a white male.

No word on the number of injuries, but police say only minor injuries were reported.

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