SUFFOLK, Va. – A man fled the scene of a crash in Downtown Suffolk that injured the person riding in his truck.
Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the single-vehicle crash in the 200 block of North Main Street near the intersection of Finney Avenue around 6:43 p.m. Wednesday.
Authorities say an older model pick-up truck ran off the road, hit two poles and damaged a raised planting bed in front of First Baptist Church.
The driver fled the scene immediately after the crash. Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel gave the adult male passenger emergency medical assistance and treatment before he was taken to a local hospital.
The passenger’s injuries are said to be non-life-threatening.
The southbound lanes on North Main Street near Finney Avenue were closed after the crash, but reopened to traffic at 7:43 p.m.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.