WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — A teenager was struck by a driver Monday morning while in the crosswalk in front of Wheat Ridge High School.
Officers with the Wheat Ridge Police Department responded to the high school at 7:24 a.m. Monday after receiving a report of a crash involving a pedestrian.
When officers arrived at the scene, they learned a teenager had been crossing the crosswalk in front of the school when a driver, who was dropping a child off at the school and didn't see the teen, turned onto 32nd Avenue. The driver hit the teen and he was transported to a local hospital with a leg injury, police said.
The driver stayed at the scene and was cited.
Police said sun glare may have been a factor.
This is a developing story.