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Hit-and-Run Driver Crashes Car in Downtown Newark Post Office


By: Richard L. Smith

Police in Newark are looking for the driver of a vehicle who fled the scene of a crash that damaged a post office in downtown Newark Wednesday morning. 

It happened around 2:10 a.m. in the 20's block of Franklin Street. 

Emergency responders were dispatched to the location after the driver of a vehicle slammed into the U.S. Post Office building causing damage to a portion of the building closer to Mulberry Street. 

Initially, police believed that several occupants were inside the car, but after a search, authorities learned that the driver and others had fled the scene.

The driver remains at large.