Driver in SUV causes crash then drives away, public asked for help

GRAFTON (WITI) -- Ozaukee County officials are asking for the public's help in its search for a hit-and-run driver.

Sheriff's deputies responded to a two-vehicle hit-and-run crash with injuries on southbound I-43 at Lakefield Rd. in the Town of Grafton around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 16th.

A black Ford Explorer left its lane of travel striking a silver 2002 Pontiac Grand Am causing the Grand Am to take evasive action, strike a guard rail and roll over.

The driver of the Grand Am is a 43-year-old woman from Manitowoc. She was taken to a hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Ford Explorer is described as a male, white, wearing a baseball cap and tattoos on his arms. The Ford Explorer may have damage to the driver’s side of the vehicle.

Anyone with information on the Ford Explorer or its driver’s whereabouts is urged to contact the Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office at 262-284-7172.