Man Accused Of Crashing Car Into Bus Stop Formally Charged

DENVER (CBS4) – A man accused of crashing a vehicle into pedestrians waiting a bus stop has been formally charged.

Mark Skipper (credit: Denver Police)

Mark Skipper (credit: Denver Police)

According to Lynn Kimbrough with the district attorney’s office, Mark Skipper, 54, has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in serious bodily injury, aggravated motor vehicle theft, two counts of vehicular assault, two counts of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in injury, two counts of third-degree assault, violation of bail bond conditions, and aggravated driving after revocation.

“The charges allege that on July 30 Skipper was driving westbound on East Colfax Avenue at about Josephine Street when he lost control of the car he was driving and struck three pedestrians at a bus stop,” Kimbrough said in a statement. “Skipper is accused of crawling out of the passenger side window and fleeing the scene on foot.”

Skipper was identified as a suspect and taken into custody the following day. He remains in custody on a $10,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in court on Friday to be advised of the charges.

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