Driver arrested following multiple hit-and-runs around downtown Denver

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DENVER (KDVR) — The Denver Police Department says the driver who was involved in several hit-and-runs in central Denver Saturday morning has been arrested.

According to DPD, the driver struck a pedestrian near Broadway and 14th Avenue. That hit-and-run was reported at 8:40 a.m.

About three minutes later, the driver hit a police car near 14th and Delaware Street, which is next to DPD’s headquarters.

The police vehicle was parked. At least one officer was inside the patrol car and suffered minor injuries.

The driver may have been involved in a third hit-and-run as well, according to a DPD spokesperson.

The driver was apprehended near the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City.

Video from SkyFOX shows the driver being removed from a Honda Pilot SUV at gunpoint on Quebec Parkway.

DPD said the pedestrian who was hit is expected to survive.

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