Authorities searching for driver of rollover accident

Local News

Authorities are looking for the driver of an SUV who fled the scene of a rollover accident.

The accident happened Monday around 2:00pm in front of a home at 3759 Old Coopermill Road.

According to State Highway Patrol Sgt. Chuck Merryman, the driver fled the scene. Authorities do not know if there were other passengers in the SUV.

Merryman said authorities recovered 142 grams of cocaine from the vehicle as well as a 9mm handgun.

Witnesses said they later saw two people with what appeared to be blood on them, running from the scene.

The accident is under investigation.