Police search for driver involved in hit-and-run crash injuring scooter rider in Springfield

Published: Apr. 28, 2023 at 6:22 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 28, 2023 at 8:51 AM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Springfield police are looking for a driver who struck a man riding a scooter with his vehicle near downtown Thursday night.

According to the Springfield Police Department, it happened a little before 10:30 p.m. on Thursday. Police say a man on a motorized scooter was driving south on Booneville Avenue near Park Central Square when he was hit by a truck.

Officers say the truck driver left the area. The man who was hit was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

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