WESTMINSTER, Colo. (CBS4) — A teenage boy crossing an intersection was struck and killed by a hit-and-run DUI driver Friday night.
The accident occurred just after 11 p.m. at Wadsworth Boulevard and West 100th Avenue.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: State Now Offering To Create Vaccination Events At Businesses
The driver, 25-year-old Elliott Hayden Bond of Arvada, drove from the scene after the collision. Police say he was located a short distance away by a witness and then arrested.
Bond is charged with Failure to Report An Accident, Hit And Run Involving Death, and Driving Under the Influence.READ MORE: Mobile Home Park Residents Return Home As Barricaded Suspect Who Fired A Gun Surrenders To Aurora Police
A spokesperson for the Westminster Police Department, Kate Kazell, reports the driver had a green light and the teenage pedestrian was crossing against traffic at the time of the collision.
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