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Police seek motorist in Vernon hit-and-run involving a house

The Oneida County Sheriff's Office needs your help in locating the motorist who hit a house in the town of Vernon after striking a tree and utility support wire.

Posted: Mar 4, 2019 7:55 AM
Updated: Mar 4, 2019 12:51 PM

VERNON, N.Y. - The Oneida County Sheriff's Office needs your help in identifying the vehicle in an early morning hit-and-run crash in the town of Vernon.

It happened just after 1 a.m. Monday on State Route 26 at the intersection of Cooper Street.

The vehicle ended up striking a tree, a utility pole support wire, and then came to a stop after hitting a residence. The vehicle fled the scene southbound on State Route 26.

The vehicle is believed to be a 2003-2007 Chevy Silverado 2500, possibly tan in color. It's missing the lower front - center bumper, both fog lights, part of the driver side head light and driver side mirror.

If you have any information, you're asked to call the Oneida County Sheriff's Office at 315-765-2755.

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