Jogger seriously injured in Highlands Ranch hit-and-run; suspect sought

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HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — A female jogger was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle in a hit-and-run crash on Tuesday morning, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies received a call about 6:40 a.m. of a female who was lying on the side of the road and bleeding near South University Boulevard and South Crossland Way.

The woman had been jogging on the sidewalk when she was struck by the vehicle, the sheriff’s office said. She was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. Her age and identity were not released.

The sheriff’s office said a red Toyota or Lexus did not stop after the crash. It has front-end damage and is missing the passenger side mirror. No license plate was provided.

Anyone who sees the vehicle is asked to call 911 and anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 303-814-7076.

The sheriff’s office also said any home or business owners in the area with outside cameras are asked to look at video footage for the suspect’s vehicle that was entering or leaving the area.

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