COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A pedestrian died early Sunday morning after being struck by a vehicle on the city’s South Side.
The crash occurred just after midnight near Parsons and Sheldon avenues, according to police.
According to Columbus Police, a 49-year-old woman was attempting to cross Parsons Avenue when she was struck by a 2012 Toyota Camry driven by Mohammed Nasir, who was traveling northbound.
Police said the woman landed in the roadway where she was struck by a second northbound vehicle.
According to police, both Nasir and the second vehicle left the scene of the accident. Nasir later returned to the scene of the crash approximately two hours later to admit his part in the incident.
The victim was taken to Grant Medical Center in extremely critical condition but later died. Her identity is being withheld by police pending notification of next of kin.
Police shut down Parsons and Frebis avenues and parts of Hanford Avenue as a result of the crash.