Bartholomew County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a driver who hit a house on south Jonesville Road and then fled the scene.

Deputies were called to 6154 S. Jonesville Road at about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday about an accident involving possible injuries.

Deputies Dane Duke and Jarod Aspenson were told the vehicle had struck a house and the driver fled on foot from the accident. The driver had not been located as of Tuesday afternoon, deputies said.

The Chevrolet passenger car caused extensive damage to the side of the residence and also hit a gas line there, deputies said. Vectren was called to take care of the gas line damage.

Wayne Township and Columbus Township firefighters also were sent to the accident and assisted deputies.

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Julie McClure is assistant managing editor of The Republic. She can be reached at jmcclure@therepublic.com or (812) 379-5631.