QUISPAMSIS – Police now say two people were taken to hospital last night following a crash on Highway 1 eastbound near Quispamsis.

Hampton RCMP say a pick-up truck collided with a smaller vehicle around 10 p.m. in the Hammond River area.

The truck fled the scene, but was later tracked down by police.

The driver and passenger in the smaller vehicle were taken to hospital with non-lifethreatening injuries.

Police believe alcohol may have contributed to the crash.

No charges have been laid against the 48-year-old man driving the pick-up.

Reconstructionists are trying to piece together what happened.