Brighton police: Vehicle sought in fatal hit-and-run crash

Posted at 10:09 PM, Sep 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-21 00:09:15-04

BRIGHTON, Colo. – The Brighton Police Department is asking for your help to find a vehicle that fled the scene of a hit-and-run crash which resulted in one man being killed early Wednesday evening.

Police said Michael Steven Maes, 62, was crossing Bridge St. near 6th Avenue at around 7:30 p.m. when he was struck by a light-colored sedan traveling in the westbound lanes.

The vehicle that struck Maes fled the area without stopping to render aid, but is believed be a light-colored, possibly white, 4-door sedan with heavy damage to the front-end, hood, and windshield, police said in a press release.

Maes was taken to an area hospital, where he later died.

Anyone who witnessed the crash, or has information about the vehicle or driver involved, is asked to call (303) 655-8740.