A local driver was arrested after being involved in a vehicle crash and fleeing from the scene.
Columbus police were sent to the area of 17th Street and Hawcreek Avenue at 12:53 p.m. Tuesday about a hit and run crash, said Lt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department spokesman. Officers learned that the driver of a Chevrolet Suburban fled the crash scene after the accident.
Officers found the driver, Tracy J. Jordan, 49, Columbus, near 25th Street and Hawcreek Avenue a short time later, Harris said. While speaking with Jordan, officers noted that her eyes were bloodshot and glassy and her speech was slurred, Harris said.