BOONE COUNTY, Mo. — A Columbia resident was left injured after a hit and run accident this morning.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 25 year old Tyler Cordia of Columbia was riding a bicycle at 7:50 a.m. on Route E, near Driskal Road, when a northbound vehicle struck him from the rear. The impact caused Cordia to be ejected off of the bicycle.

The suspect vehicle, an unknown Jeep SUV, fled the scene northbound.

Cordia reported moderate injuries and was taken to University Hospital as a result of the accident.