ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado State Patrol says a driver collided with a go-cart on Monday, injuring a juvenile. The adult driver left the scene but was found a short distance away by deputies from the Adams County Sheriff’s Office.
It happened around 4:30 p.m. near 84th Avenue and Interstate 25, according to CSP’s Josh Lewis.READ MORE: On National Latina Equal Pay Day, Latino Worker In Colorado Shares 'Frustrating' Experiences
A home-made go-cart driven by a 15-year-old male was southbound on a private business road and approaching West 83rd Avenue, Lewis said. A 10-year-old male was a passenger on the go-cart.
The go-cart, Lewis said, entered the lanes of westbound traffic on West 83rd and struck the passenger side of a 1992 Ford Mustang. The Mustang’s 33-year-old driver did not stop at the scene.READ MORE: 'This Is A Wakeup Call': Colorado Governor Says State Is Running Low On ICU Beds Due To COVID Cases
“Technically, it fits the description of a hit-and-run,” Lewis told CBS4, “but he was found quickly.”
The 10-year-old child was seriously hurt but is expected to survive, Lewis added.
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CSP investigators are still examining the circumstances of the incident and charges are being considered, Lewis said.