Deputies investigate hit-and-run accident in Phelps

Deputies say they have no leads at this time following what they’re describing as a ‘hit-and-run’ accident along Wilber Road in the Town of Phelps.

The crash happened a little after 1 p.m. when Molly Spock, 23, of Newark was traveling southbound on Wilbur Road, when another vehicle passed her – forcing her off the roadway.

The second vehicle was described as a red minivan. Deputies say that there was red paint transferred onto Spock’s vehicle.

The Phelps Fire Department responded to the scene. Meanwhile Spock was transported to Newark Wayne Community Hospital for a checkover.

Deputies say they have no leads at this time.