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Glenwood Springs police seek hit-and-run driver who fled crash that left 2 with 'traumatic' injuries

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Posted at 3:10 PM, Aug 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-01 17:10:20-04

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. – Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle that crossed the center lane of U.S. Highway 6 in Glenwood Springs Sunday night at hit another car, leaving two people with traumatic injuries.

The crash happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday near Highway 6 and Center Drive.

A gray 1999 Chevrolet Silverado was headed eastbound on Highway 6 and collided with the other car, which was westbound.

A 24-year-old man and 26-year-old woman who were in the car were injured in the crash and taken to an area hospital with “traumatic” injuries, according to the police department.

The driver of the pickup truck abandoned the truck and fled on foot, and has not been seen since.

Police don’t have a description of the driver, and only released a photo of a truck similar to the one involved in the crash as a point of reference to help identifying the driver (seen above).

Anyone with information on the crash or the driver of the pickup is asked to call Glenwood Springs police at 970-384-6500.