SOUTH ROXANA - The South Roxana Police Department is asking for assistance involving a hit-and-run traffic incident that occurred on Saturday, March 25, 2017. 

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South Roxana Police Chief Bob Coles said a South Roxana Public Works truck was parked in the 500 block of Park Avenue. At around 2:37 a.m. Saturday, the police responded to a traffic crash involving a vehicle fleeing the scene of an alleged crash with the Public Works truck.

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Coles said the suspect vehicle fled prior to the arrival of the police department. He added that witnesses observed a subject strike the parked vehicle twice then flee from the area.

"Some evidence was recovered from the scene to help identify the type of vehicle involved in the hit-and-run," Coles said. "The vehicle appeared to be driving south bound on Roxana Avenue before turning westbound onto Park Avenue where it struck the parked vehicle twice. The suspect vehicle is a truck with extensive front end damage.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the South Roxana Police Department at (618) 254-7460.

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