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CSP asking for help finding suspect of New Year’s Eve hit-and-run that injured 91-year-old man

Posted at 12:11 PM, Jan 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-01 14:11:15-05

WELD COUNTY, Colo. — Colorado State Patrol investigators are asking the public for information on a hit-and-run crash on Monday that left a 91-year-old with serious injuries.

Around 8 p.m., two cars crashed on Interstate 25 near mile marker 244, just south of Highway 66. One of the drivers, who was in a red hatchback, fled from the scene in the vehicle. The car should have damage to its body, likely on the passenger side, according to CSP. It was last seen northbound on I-25 following the crash.

A 91-year-old Denver man, who had been driving a 2012 Volkswagen sedan, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Details of the crash are under investigation.

Anyone with information related to the crash or vehicle is encouraged to call the Colorado State Patrol at 303-239-4501 with reference case #3A182519.