DENVER (CBS4)– A Medina Alert issued for the hit-and-run suspect driver and vehicle that struck two construction flaggers and then drove away was canceled a little more than an hour after the incident when police found the vehicle.
UPDATE: The vehicle has been located and was unoccupied. The Medina alert has been canceled. https://t.co/RgwigpZqL1
— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) September 7, 2021
Police in Denver rushed to the scene at 29th Street and Arkins Court on Tuesday afternoon.
Two people, both flaggers for the construction work at the intersection, were struck by the motorist who then drove away. Both of the flaggers were rushed to the hospital. One was pronounced deceased and the second suffered serious injuries.
A Medina Alert was issued for a gray Honda Element, with Colorado License plate MHQ-046, believed to have front-end damage. Police located the vehicle about an hour after the hit-and-run. The vehicle was unoccupied and the search continues for the suspect driver.
Anyone who sees the vehicle or has any information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867). You can text to CRIMES (274637) then title DMCS and enter your message or send an e-mail to metro-denvercrimestoppers.com. If the information you provide leads to the arrest and charging of a wanted individual, you can receive a cash reward up to $2,000.