DENVER — Police have arrested the driver allegedly involved in a hit-and-run crash Friday afternoon in northwest Denver.
A victim who was hit has serious injuries, the Denver Police Department says. The crash happened at 49th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard around 10:41 a.m.
Police were looking for a silver 2004 Ford Explorer and a female driver.
Shortly before 4 p.m., DPD said the driver was in custody. She is being held for careless driving resulting in injury of a vulnerable road user, a red light violation and leaving the scene of a crash.
The suspect’s name has not been released.
A Medina Alert was issued but has since been canceled.
The person who was struck is a Colorado Department of Transportation construction worker.
Southbound Sheridan Boulevard is closed at West 49th Avenue due to the crash. Police are advising to take alternate routes.