BARROW COUNTY, Ga. — An early morning accident has left a driver badly injured as investigators search for the person responsible.

The Barrow County Sheriff's Office said that around 4:30 a.m., deputies learned of an accident on Highway 316 just west of Barber Creek Road. They arrived to find a black Jeep Cherokee that had left the road and struck a tree after being hit in the rear.

Authorities now believe the vehicle responsible for the accident was a red 1997 to 2003 Ford F-150. They said it will be missing the grill and front passenger headlight and may also have damage to the front passenger-side fender.

The sheriff's office is asking anyone with information about the crash to call Investigator J.D. Gann at 770-307-7669.

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