DENVER (CBS4) – Denver police arrested a driver who they say hit an officer on Interstate 25 early Saturday morning. The crash happened in the southbound lanes near Colfax Avenue.
Police say the officer was investigating another crash and was outside of his vehicle. The suspect then allegedly hit the officer and ran away from the scene.
UPDATE: This crash occurred on SB I-25 at W Colfax Ave. The officer was investigating an early crash and was struck outside of their patrol vehicle. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of DUI. The officer is in stable condition.
— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) November 13, 2021
Officers responded and arrested the suspect on charges including DUI. Officials say the officer who was hit was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, but is in stable condition.