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Boulder driver faces child abuse charges after crash

Posted at 5:50 PM, Jan 17, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-17 22:35:59-05

BOULDER, Colo. — A Boulder driver is facing several charges, including child abuse, after a crash Tuesday evening.

The driver of a Lexus SUV was involved in a crash with their 4-year-old child in the back, according to Boulder police. No injuries were reported.

The SUV was positioned along a retaining wall when crews arrived. It happened in a parking lot near 30th Street and Valmont Road.

Boulder police on Wednesday released body-worn footage of the incident.

The driver was charged with careless driving, reckless endangerment and child abuse due to the circumstances.

Officers are investigating the possibility that the driver had a medical event.

Boulder driver faces child abuse charges after crash

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