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CSPD hoping to identify driver wanted in hit-and-run crash that injured motorcyclist

Posted at 10:01 AM, Dec 11, 2018
Colorado Springs Police
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COLORADO SPRINGS – Colorado Springs Police are asking for help to find the driver of a truck involved in a hit-and-run crash involving a motorcycle Monday night.

Police are looking for the man who was driving a mid-sized white GMC truck north on Academy Boulevard around 5:20 p.m. Monday afternoon. Officers said the person behind the wheel hit a man on a motorcycle and drove away from the scene.

CSPD said the truck was getting ready to turn left onto Bijou when it hit the man riding the motorcycle south on Academy.  The man suffered “significant injury” and was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police found the truck several blocks away from the scene, but the driver was not there.

Police want to talk with the driver of the truck. Anyone with information or anyone who is a witness should call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000. If you want to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.