Pedestrian seriously injured in Capitol Hill hit-and-run

DENVER -- A driver is being sought after a pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit-and-run in Capitol Hill early Saturday morning, the Denver Police Department said.

The crash happened about 2:30 a.m. at 12th Avenue and Sherman Street, police said.

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation issued a Medina Alert for a black 2014 Kia sedan with Colorado license plate DKS-644. It has heavy front-end damage from hitting a pole.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 720-913-2000.

The Medina Alert was established in 2014. It's named for Jose Medina, 21, who was working as a valet outside a nightclub in Denver when he was struck and killed in a hit-and-run in January 2011.

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