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Denver police searching for suspect driver who struck pedestrian, fled the scene

Posted at 6:49 AM, May 01, 2019

DENVER — One person was seriously injured after they were struck by a hit-and-run driver Wednesday morning.

Shortly after 5 a.m. Wednesday, a pedestrian was struck by a driver at Evans Avenue and Holly Street. The driver then fled the scene.

Joe Montoya with the Denver Police Department said the person who was hit has serious injuries.

As of 6:30 a.m., he said the only description police have of the suspect vehicle is that it’s an early 2000s gold, silver or tan sedan that was headed westbound on Evans Avenue. It may have front-end damage on the passenger side, he said. The suspect was a female.

Police said they believe they have identified the vehicle.

The intersection was closed until about 6:35 a.m.

Anybody with information on this incident is asked to call police at 720-913-2000.