WELD COUNTY – Investigators with the Colorado State Patrol are asking the public for witnesses or information related to a serious injury hit-and-run crash on December 31.
At approximately 8:00 PM on Interstate 25, near mile marker 244 (just south of Highway 66) a two vehicle crash occurred that sent a 91 year old male to the Medical Center of the Rockies with serious injuries. The run vehicle is described as a red hatchback, possibly smaller in size. It should have damage to the body, most likely on the passenger side of the vehicle. It was last seen northbound on I-25 after the crash.
The 91 year old male, from Denver, was driving a 2012 Volkswagen sedan. No other parties were in the vehicle with him.
Details of the crash itself are not yet available and it is still under investigation. Anyone with information related to the crash or vehicle is encouraged to call the Colorado State Patrol at: 303-239-4501, reference case # 3A182519.