Pedestrian Critically Injured In Columbus

Felony charges are filed against a man who hit and seriously injured a pedestrian in the town of Columbus. Police say it happened Friday night on Route 8 as officers were at the Unadilla Motocross. The victim identified as a 20-year-old from South Carolina was first found by an off-duty Sidney officer who began first aid until paramedics arrived and took the man to St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. The driver identified as Edward Burnett of Utica was jailed on $100,000 cash bond or $200,000 bail.