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Police searching for driver involved in an apparent hit-and-run in west Springfield

Springfield police are looking for a driver from a Dodge Ram pick-up truck that reportedly hit...
Springfield police are looking for a driver from a Dodge Ram pick-up truck that reportedly hit a pedestrian and took off from the scene Thursday afternoon.(KY3)
Published: Oct. 14, 2021 at 5:26 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Springfield police are looking for the driver of a Dodge Ram pickup truck that hit a pedestrian and took off from the scene Thursday afternoon.

Police say a pedestrian in a motorized wheelchair was in a center turn lane and hit by a pick-up truck in the 3800 block of West Chestnut. Investigators say the truck was turning out of a business parking lot, then struck a pedestrian around 4 p.m.

Police described the truck as a black or dark maroon Dodge Ram pick-up truck.

The pedestrian was sent to a hospital for treatment, but it is believed that injuries are non-life-threatening.

Additional details are limited. We will update as more information becomes available.

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