Columbus woman hurt after being hit by car

A Columbus woman was seriously hurt Wednesday morning after she was struck by a car. Just before 7:30 a.m., Columbus Police were dispatched to a report of a person struck by a vehicle in the east bound lanes of State Road 46 at the intersection of Carrie Lane on Columbus’ west side. The victim was identified as 30-year-old Jessica D. Hays.

Officers spoke with the driver, 72-year-old Jayne H. Rogan. Witnesses say that Hays and another woman were attempting to cross State Road 46 while pushing shopping carts when she was struck. Hays was transported to Columbus Regional Hospital and later transferred to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis for treatment.

The crash remains under investigation.