6-year-old injured in hit and run near bus stop

COLUMBUS, GA (WXTX) – A child was injured in a hit and run accident near her bus stop on Thursday afternoon.

Columbus Police tell News Leader 9 that 6 year-old elementary students was hit by a car just after 3PM.  The Muscogee County school system says a 1st grader from Edgewood Elementary School was hit by a car near Wellborn Drive.

The child was taken to the Columbus Medical Center for minor injuries.

Police say the driver hit the girl and kept going.  The car appeared to be a four door Mitsubishi with Alabama plates.

Police are still investigating the case.

FOX 54 is following this story. We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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