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Hamblin Avenue in Kalamazoo closed following hit-and-run accident

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Posted at 10:39 AM, Nov 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-15 10:39:03-05

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A spokesperson for Battle Creek Police Department (BCPD) announced Sunday morning Hamblin Avenue is completely closed between Kendall and Angell streets.

This closure comes after a hit-and-run accident that caused a water main break.

BCPD expects the street to closed the rest of the day, with water shutoffs

Officers say that a vehicle hit a utility pole and a fire hydrant, resulting in the break.

No further information about the accident is available at this time.

Water staff have assessed the situation, and police have the street blocked while crews prepare to return and repair the main.

Being that this is an active situation, we will update this story with more information when it becomes readily available