Carbondale man arrested in hit-and-run traffic crash

CARBONDALE, IL. (WJPF) — A Carbondale man has been arrested for his involvement in a hit-and-run traffic crash a Carbondale Middle School.

Officers responded to the school around 11:45 Wednesday morning. Arriving at the scene, officer learned from witnesses that a man had hit a gate on the north side of the school with his vehicle and then drove away.

23-year-old Joshua Jager was arrested roughly fifteen minutes later and charged with leaving the scene of a property damage accident and operating an uninsured vehicle.

No injuries were reported.