Hit-and-run driver caught in Columbia


A report of a reckless driver originating from St. Clair County ended with his apprehension in Columbia about 11:15 a.m. Wednesday.

Fortunately, no medical transport was required following the incident.

Columbia police were on the lookout for a maroon Hyundai Santa Fe that was reported to be traveling south on I-255 following a hit-and-run crash on Route 3 in Cahokia.

Columbia police stopped the suspect vehicle on Whiteside Street, after which Cahokia police were contacted.

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