Branch County Hit And Run Being Investigated
Friday, May 10, 2019

(CALIFORNIA TOWNSHIP) – Michigan State Police are investigating a hit and run accident in Branch County's California Township.

Troopers from the Coldwater Detachment say at 10 PM Wednesday, a black passenger car was traveling north on Hamman Road near State Line Road. The vehicle crossed the center line and struck a southbound horse drawn carriage head on. Inside the carriage was two adults and six children ranging in age from one month to 7 years old.

The car did not stop and continued driving north. The vehicle is believed to have sustained front end damage, a missing side mirror and damage to the front driver side tire.

If anyone has information on this incident, they are asked to call the State Police Post in Marshall at 269-558-0500.