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Suspect charged in Boulder hit-and-run that injured 69-year-old woman

Fernando Castro-Robles boulder hit and run
Posted at 12:44 PM, Aug 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-31 14:44:30-04

BOULDER, Colo. — Police have named the suspect in a hit-and-run that injured a 69-year-old woman in Boulder last week.

Fernando Castro-Robles, 26, faces charges of careless driving causing serious bodily injury, hit-and-run resulting in serious bodily injury, running a red light and not having a driver's license.

The crash happened Wednesday morning near Broadway and Pearl Street. The victim was walking in a crosswalk when she was struck by a pickup truck that ran a red light, police said. The driver fled the scene and ran a second red light.

The victim was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, including a broken femur, a spinal fracture and a concussion.