Columbus woman dragged 168 feet by truck
A woman riding on the back of a motorcycle late Saturday night was knocked off and dragged her nearly 170 feet.
Columbus Police say the motorcycle driven by 27-year-old Christopher Carter was stopped at of Ravenswood Court and South James Road when a maroon Ford truck tried to go around the bike. The truck hit the bike, knocking Carter and Betty Johnson off it.
The truck then ran Johnson over and drug her 168 feet before the driver got out, pulled her from under the truck and fled.
Johnson was taken to Grant in critical condition and Carter was transported in serious condition.
The suspect vehicle is a Ford pickup that is a crew cab with a long bed and is maroon in color with tinted windows. The pickup will have front and right side damage. Anyone with information on the truck should call the Columbus Police Accident Investigation Unit at (614) 645-4767.