Possible drunk pedestrian hit, seriously injured after stepping into traffic at Colfax and Colorado

DENVER - A pedestrian, who police say may have been drunk, was badly injured after stepping into traffic at Colfax and Colorado.

The Denver Police Department tweeted that the pedestrian was taken to a hospital with serious bodily injury.

As a result of the incident, police said, westbound lanes of Colfax and southbound lanes of Colorado were closed in the area for about an hour.

The pedestrian was at fault and will be ticketed, police said.