Hit-and-run injures man fixing his car

Sunday, August 24, 2003 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 9:03 p.m. CDT, Friday, July 4, 2008

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.

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