Driver flees after crash with mail delivery truck in North Augusta

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) — A local mail carrier is recovering from injuries in a hit-and-run crash that occurred Wednesday on Martintown Road near Jersey Avenue.

According to North Augusta Public Safety, a car was traveling east on Martintown Road near Jersey Avenue when the driver of the car collided with a United States Postal Service delivery truck that was turning from Jersey Avenue.

Investigators say the crash caused the mail truck to leave the roadway and turn on its side. The mail carrier was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries.

According to the Aiken County Department of Public Safety, charges are pending against the driver of the car for leaving the scene of an accident of an occupied vehicle and for driving under suspension.

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