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Police looking for driver accused of hitting scooter rider near downtown Denver

Posted at 5:03 PM, Apr 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-21 19:03:28-04

DENVER – Police said Wednesday they are looking for the driver of a black pickup truck believed to have hit a person riding a scooter near downtown Denver Tuesday night, then fleeing the scene.

The crash happened sometime in the 9 p.m. hour near the intersection of W. Colfax Ave. and Court Place. Denver police said the scooter driver who was hit was taken to a hospital for evaluation of a head injury. Officials have not provided an update on the person’s injuries.

Denver police released an image of the suspect vehicle and a person believed to have been driving it. The pickup truck appears to be a Chevrolet Silverado extended cab, and the man was wearing pants, a white hoodie or long-sleeved shirt and black vest.

Anyone with information and the suspect vehicle or driver is asked to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.