Motorized scooter driver killed after being hit by car in Boulder

Posted at 8:03 PM, Dec 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-22 22:03:35-05

BOULDER, Colo. – A man driving a motorized scooter was killed when he collided with another man driving a car Thursday afternoon.

The crash happened at 2:20 p.m. at the intersection of 55th Street and Baseline Road.

Police say the man, 58, was headed westbound on Baseline and was hit by a SUV driven by a 72-year-old man who was turning from eastbound Baseline onto northbound 55th.

The scooter driver died at the scene. The driver of the SUV is cooperating with police. Boulder police said they don’t believe drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash.

They are also looking for witnesses to the crash, and ask anyone who saw it to call Officer Craig Shepherd at 303-419-9943. 


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