Pedestrian seriously injurued in Athens hit-and run

By Joe Johnson

A pedestrian was seriously injured Monday morning by a hit-and run driver on Lexington Road, Athens-Clarke County police said.

According to police Lt. Shaun Barnett, a 30-year-old man with a Monroe address was found at about 7:30 a.m. in a ditch on the side of the road approximately 150 feet east of Indiana Avenue.

“It is not yet known what time the accident oc