Crash investigators are asking for the community’s assistance in identifying the hit & run driver who collided with a marked police car at 6:30 a.m. today at the intersection of State Route 45 and Rio Vista Drive in Madison. Officer Ashton Hill suffered a broken leg in the crash and is recovering at home.
The driver of the 2002 Honda Civic abandoned the car at the crash scene and ran away. A passenger in the Honda claimed not to know the driver’s identity. Officers learned the driver was in a local convenience market Sunday and obtained a photo from the store’s surveillance system. Anyone knowing the man and/or his whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.