Police Searching For Hit-And-Run Driver

Lakewood police are searching for the driver of a vehicle involved in a head-on collision Friday.

Police and the Lakewood Fire Department responded to a report of serious accident at the corner of E. Fairmount and Fairdale avenues just after 5 p.m.

Upon arrival police were notified that the driver of one of the vehicles had fled on foot.

Officers from the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, Town of Ellicott Police and the New York State Police assisted in the search for the driver but were unsuccessful in their efforts.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the driver is urged to call Lakewood-Busti Police at 763-9563.