Columbia police search for hit-and-run suspect

Columbia Police are asking for the publicâ??s help in their search for a hit-and-run suspect.

Officers are looking for a Silver Mercury SUV that hit a Columbia plow tractor just after midnight on Wednesday.

A downtown camera shows a vehicle traveling on east Broadway a minute before the accident that matches the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run. The driver is described as a white female, college aged, with blond hair.

A city employee was taken to a local hospital by a Columbia police officer.

Anyone with information about the location of the suspect vehicle or the driver can contact the Columbia Police Department at 573-874-7652 or Crime Stoppers at 573-875-TIPS.