(Lander, Wyo.) – Tuesday evening around 9:47 p.m. a black Mazda passenger car was stopped at a traffic light at 5th and Main heading eastbound when it was struck from behind. The suspect vehicle has been identified as a pickup truck, probably a 2005-2007 model. The truck slammed into the back of the stopped car causing significant damage. It then fled the scene, heading east on Main.
An ambulance was summoned the scene to evaluate the occupants of the car but no one was transported.
Any information about this white truck is being sought. According to a news release from the Lander Police Department, it is possible that the truck had a built up bumper or brush guard.
Please call the Lander Police Department at 332-3401 with any information.