NORWOOD - St. Lawrence County Sheriffs Department deputies are seeking the publics assistance in an investigation into a hit and run accident that occurred Thursday morning on County Route 35, the Burnhams Corner Road, just outside the village of Norwood.
Deputies say a line of vehicles was leaving the village shortly after 8 a.m. Thursday on County Route 35 near River Road when one vehicle tried to pass the vehicles. The next vehicle in also attempted to pass at the same time, possibly not realizing there was a vehicle pulling out to pass. The two vehicles collided, sending one vehicle into the ditch. The other vehicle then left the scene. Deputies said there were no injuries but there was property damage, and they want to talk to the operator of the vehicle described as a silver Dodge Caravan with New York state plates that left the scene.
Deputies are continuing their investigation and said they are hopeful the operator will come forward prior to being located by law enforcement. Anyone with information on the accident is asked to call the sheriffs department at 379-2222.