Driver flees scene in accident, passenger taken to hospital
Elkhart County deputies responded to a hit and run accident that sent the passenger to the hospital early Saturday morning.
The accident happened on Ash Road just north of Carroll Avenue in Elkhart County around 2:13 a.m.
38-year-old Brian White was traveling north on Ash Road in a Dodge Caravan when police say the vehicle left the roadway off the east side of Ash Rd.
The caravan struck a utility pole and several trees causing heavy front end damage to the vehicle.
Police say White left the scene on foot while the passenger, 35-year-old Destonie Ford-Morse, was transported to Elkhart General Hospital.
Morse sustained back pain as a result of the crash but police say she does not have any life-threatening injuries.
Elkhart County Sheriff's Department is still investigating the crash at this time.
No citations were issued.