Hit & Run on Route 18 Wednesday

Illinois Route 18 – File Photo Studstill Media

LOSTANT – One car ended up in a field and another was damaged in a collision with a hit and run driver Wednesday in southern LaSalle County.  According to the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office before 7 p.m. on Illinois Route 18 southwest of Lostant a Rochelle woman was traveling east when reportedly a silver vehicle attempted to pass at a high rate of speed.  An oncoming vehicle driven by a Peoria woman was reportedly forced off the road as the unknown driver of the silver car swerved back into the eastbound lane and rear ended the woman from Rochelle’s vehicle.  No injuries were reported and the incident remains under investigation.