DENVER (CBS4)– Police continue to investigate a bizarre series of events after a man was struck by two vehicles and then tried to carjack another.
The incidents happened on 6th Avenue about noon on Friday. The man was struck by two vehicles and then fell from another vehicle he was trying to steal.READ MORE: I-70 Eastbound Closed For Fatal Crash East Of Eagle
Police say the man was first struck by a pickup puling a horse trailer. He jumped over the median and then was struck again by a vehicle heading westbound.READ MORE: 'Totally Unacceptable': CDOT Aims To Reduce Number Of Deadly Pedestrian Crashes
While traffic was stopped, one driver told police the man tried to take his vehicle.
“He ran directly up to my truck, tried getting into my driver’s side door… at that point he said, ‘Get out of the truck,'” said the Tyson Shimonek. “I turned over and tried to pull over and that’s where the gentleman fell off the bed of the truck and was lying in the middle of the road.”MORE NEWS: 2 People Shot, Another Killed Outside Broomfield Walgreens
Police said the man was rushed to Denver Health Medical Center with injuries. It is unclear whether he will face any charges.