A driver who struck and badly injured a Denver officer early Friday morning and causing a chain reaction crash is suspected of driving under the influence.
A hit-and-run suspect is now in police custody after turning himself in.
Police believe there are several reasons behind why a driver would take off after crashing into another vehicle or person, but say intoxication tops that list.
Five people were hurt, two critically, after a crash near 30th Avenue and Elm Street.
The Denver Police Department is launching a new jaywalking enforcement program, but officers won’t be writing tickets right away.
Pedestrians getting hit by cars has become an epidemic in Denver.