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Pedestrian seriously injured in East Colfax crash; driver arrested

A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash in the 8200 block of East Colfax Avenue on Tuesday, July 2, 2019.

DENVER — A pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash on East Colfax Avenue on Tuesday night, the Denver Police Department said.

The crash happened in the 8200 block of East Colfax Avenue, near Uinta Street.

The person who was hit, an adult male, was taken to a hospital to be treated for unknown injuries. He is expected to survive. His name and age were not released.

The driver initially fled but was followed by a witness. Officers were able to find and apprehend the suspect.

Charges against the driver are pending.

The case remains under investigation.

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