A 73-year-old Columbia man was taken to University Hospital early Saturday morning after his parked car was rear-ended in a reported hit-and-run accident on Hanover Boulevard north of Clark Lane, the Columbia Police Department said in a release.
The man had been outside his stalled car trying to fix it when it was hit from behind at 1:33 a.m. by a dark-colored SUV, possibly a Jeep, police said. The driver of the SUV left the scene of the accident, police said.
The man’s injuries are not considered life-threatening, police said.
Police request anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 875-8477.