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Car catches fire after alleged hit and run

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Columbus police are investigating a hit and run incident that took place at two separate locations Wednesday night. 

Police say a suspect driving an SUV hit a vehicle, causing minor injuries for the driver on Buena Vista Road. 

Investigators say the driver then fled the scene and hit mail boxes and a pole on Baxter's Way. 

The second collision allegedly caused the suspect's car to catch on fire. Police say the suspect has been arrested and charged with reckless driving.

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