JONESBORO, Ga. — Clayton County police are investigating after two hit-and-runs along Tara Boulevard in Jonesboro just two hours apart early Tuesday morning.
Police said a person was found hit in the middle of the roadway at Tara Boulevard and Mount Zion Road in front of a Starbucks in the area shortly before 4 a.m.
Officers found the person lying in the middle of the northbound roadway and transported the person to a local hospital with serious injuries. Clayton police said they were unable to identify the person due to not having an ID.
Officers responded to another hit-and-run on Tara Boulevard at Iron Gate Boulevard shortly after 6 a.m.
Clayton police said officers found a man lying on the shoulder of the roadway. Police said he appeared to be struck and killed by a car. The victim was identified as 43-year-old Kenyell Price.
Detectives are still investigating several leads in the first hit-and-run. Clayton police said there were no witnesses at the scene who saw the hit-and-run happen.
Clayton police also said it was unclear what time the accident may have occurred in the second hit-and-run.