LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - An East Alabama nurse was involved in a hit-and-run crash Saturday night in Atlanta.
According to East Alabama Medical Center, Amber Ford, a registered nurse at EAMC, suffered injuries in the crash during a trip to Atlanta with her husband. According to the traffic accident report from the Atlanta Police Department, Ford was on an electric scooter when she was hit by a vehicle. The crash happened on 14th Street near Crescent Ave. and W. Peachtree Street at 9:51 p.m.
The report states the vehicle fled the area, and Ford, 34, was taken to Grady Hospital in Atlanta with scrapes, bruises and a laceration on the back of her head.
A GoFundMe has been set up for Ford. Her condition is unclear at this time, but a release from EAMC said a ceremony Thursday would honor her as an organ donor.