Victim in life-threatening condition after east Columbus hit-skip

COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Columbus Police are investigating after a woman was hit by a car early Thursday morning.

Police and medics were called to the area of E Livingston Avenue and Barnett Road around 2:45 am.

Police say a driver struck her with their vehicle and then fled the scene.

The victim was transported to a local hospital in life-threatening condition.

The incident is under investigation. Police say they are looking for a gray, older model, four-door sedan with a broken windshield. They say it may be a Toyota.

Livingston Avenue was closed both directions from Barnett Rd. to Coburg Rd. for hours, but has since reopened. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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