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Denver police locate vehicle in Medina Alert after driver hits scooter rider, flees

Vehicle located in Greeley, suspect still outstanding
medina alert green subaru outback
Posted at 12:59 PM, Jul 15, 2022

DENVER – Police in Denver said just before 2 p.m. they had located a green Subaru Outback they had issued a Medina Alert for after the driver allegedly hit a person riding a scooter at the intersection of E. Colfax Ave. and Lincoln Street and fled the scene.

The vehicle was located in Greeley, according to Denver police, but the driver has not been identified or arrested as of 4:30 p.m. Friday.

The crash happened just before 8:30 p.m. Thursday. According to Denver police, the driver of the 2011 green Outback hit the scooter rider, seriously injuring them, then leaving the scene.

The car is thought to have front end and windshield damage, according to police. The driver was described as a white man in his 40s with a bald head and glasses. The car’s license plate, according to police, is CKIB02.

Northbound Lincoln and westbound Colfax were closed during the crash investigation Thursday night.

Police deactivated the Medina Alert just before 2 p.m., but police have yet to say if anyone was arrested or if the vehicle was simply located.

Anyone with information about the car or the driver is asked to call Denver police at 303-913-2000.