On Monday, June 1, Columbia Police responded to two separate incidents where pedestrians were struck with vehicles near the intersection of Broadway and Providence Road.
Incident 1 - Case Number 2020-004594
At approximately 8:15 p.m, Columbia Police responded to a report of a vehicle collision involving a pedestrian near the intersection of Broadway and Providence Road.
Columbia Fire Department and CPD provided immediate assistance to the 25 year-old female pedestrian. Shortly afterward, the pedestrian was transported by ambulance services to a local emergency room to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
At this time no suspect or vehicle has been identified.
Incident 2 - Case Number 2020-004597
At approximately 8:52 p.m, Columbia Police responded to a report of a vehicle leaving the scene of a collision involving a pedestrian near the intersection of Broadway and Providence Road.
Upon arrival, a 21 year-old female pedestrian reported she was on the west side of the intersection when a four-door sedan approached. The pedestrian reported that she asked the driver to turn the vehicle around, but he refused.
Members of the crowd reported that the vehicle proceeded forward and collided with the pedestrian. Medics were on scene to treat the pedestrian, but she refused treatment. The driver was described as a white male with blonde/brown hair who fled the scene of the accident.
At this time no suspect has been identified.
These are active and ongoing investigations. There are no additional details to provide.
If you see something, say something. Columbia Police are asking for your help. Anyone with information about this incident, please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.