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Cyclist seriously injured after hit-and-run; police searching for driver

Posted at 9:49 AM, Sep 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-19 09:22:17-04

UPDATE MONDAY, 2:05 P.M. — Northglenn police announced at 2 p.m. Monday that they had made an arrest in this case. Tina Montoya, 38, was arrested in connection to the hit-and-run. Updates are not available on the cyclist's condition. 

NORTHGLENN, Colo. — Police are looking for a suspect driver and car involved in a hit-and-run that left a cyclist seriously injured.

On Monday shortly before 7 a.m., the Northglenn Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian near the intersection of W. 112th Avenue and Pecos Street.

Officers received information about how a cyclist was traveling northbound on Pecos Street when they were struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound on W. 112th Avenue.

The car was described as a dark-colored older model SUV. The driver continued traveling eastbound.

The cyclist was transported to a nearby hospital with serious injuries.

Anybody with information this crash is encouraged to call Det. Jackie Spresser at 303-450-8859.