Speeding driver flees scene after causing rollover


HENRIETTA, N.Y. (WROC) – Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a rollover crash that happened in Henrietta on Saturday shortly after 2 a.m.

The crash took place on Middle Road, about a half mile south of Lehigh Station Road.

Witnesses told deputies that the driver of a black Hyundai Sonata was speeding when he struck a pole which caused the car to land on its roof.

Witnesses described the driver as a white man and said he fled the scene on foot.

Deputies said the driver had allegedly been involved in a minor hit-and-run on Route 390 at the Lehigh Station Road exit moments earlier.

According to deputies the occupants in the victim’s car were not injured.

Middle Road was closed for several hours to remove the pole from the road.

Deputies located the driver and issued him multiple traffic tickets and released him.

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