Fairbanks man charged with hit and run

FAIRBANKS, AK -- Investigation is ongoing for a Fairbanks man accused of causing a multi-vehicle accident at the intersection of Peger Road and the Mitchell Expressway yesterday.

Police officials say that the man may have run a red light, hitting an SUV, which in turn spun and hit a pick–up. The man then fled the scene, but was caught later the same day.

An off-duty police officer, noticing a man running from a truck following him, assumed the man was a suspect and detained him until police arrived.

It's yet unknown if anyone was hospitalized as a result the accident.