Police seek ‘person of interest’ in hit and run

SUV rolls over three times, trapping driver

Damion Ramsey

Damion Ramsey

Morrow police are on the lookout for a man they called a “person of interest” in a recent hit-and-run case.


Special Photo Morrow Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians worked to cut a victim out of a Ford Explorer after a Burgundy Dodge Ram pick-up plowed into the SUV. The driver of the pick-up truck left the scene, according to police.

The auto crash took place Oct. 16, at 2:58 p.m., at the intersection of Lake Harbin Road and Peacock Boulevard, according to Morrow Police Detective Larry Oglesby.

Damion Akeem Ramsey, 23, of Jonesboro, allegedly was driving a burgundy Dodge Ram pickup truck when it collided with a Ford Expedition.

“Witnesses said the pick-up truck was traveling at a high rate of speed north on Peacock Boulevard when it ran a red light at the intersection and then hit the Ford Expedition,” Oglesby said. “Then the Ford spun around about three times then flipped over rolling down the hill and landed upright on Lake Harbin Road. Witnesses tried to get her out of the SUV but were unable to get the victim out of the vehicle. Morrow Fire and EMS cut her out of the car. She was transported to Atlanta Medical Center.”

Another unidentified witness working in her yard told police she saw the pickup truck when it sped away from the crash.

“Witness ... said she saw the [Ford Expedition] go up into the air and finally come to rest with the driver screaming loudly,” according to the police report.

Morrow investigators were able to follow the pick-up truck route by the fluid loss. They lost track of it in the area of Anvil Block Road near the Walmart.

The victim, whom police also declined to identify publicly, has since been released from the hospital and is recovering at home, Oglesby added.

Morrow Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Ramsey or the burgundy Dodge Ram pick-up truck to call Morrow Police at 770-961-4006 or 911.