Columbus police searching for vehicle in officer hit-and-run

Columbus police searching for vehicle in officer hit-and-run

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Columbus Police Department is searching for a vehicle that left the scene of an accident involving a Columbus police officer.

Police say on July 9 at 1:44 p.m. the Columbus Police Department received a 911 call to the intersection of Veterans Parkway and River Road in reference to a motor vehicle collision involving a Columbus Police Officer.

The vehicle in question left the scene of the accident.

That vehicle is described as a silver/gray 1999-2004 Ford Focus that possibly has damage to the driver's side front quarter/fender. The vehicle has dark window tint on all 4 windows.

The vehicle was last seen traveling southeast on River Road towards Hamilton Road.

Anyone with any information about the Ford Focus, please contact, Columbus Police Dept Traffic Division, Ofc. J. Hastings at 706-225-4040.

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