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Police looking for motorcyclist who hit pedestrian in Colorado Springs

Posted at 6:37 AM, Jul 05, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS — Police are looking for the person responsible for sending a pedestrian to the hospital Thursday night after hitting them with a motorcycle.

CSPD said it happened around 10:14 p.m. at the intersection of E. Platte Avenue and Custer Avenue. Witnesses told police the motorcycle was headed west on Platte, riding between illegally parked cars and traffic in the right lane when the person hit a person crossing the street.

The victim was thrown into the air, but thankfully, they did not suffer serious injuries. The victim was treated at the hospital for bruises and a cut. The motorcyclist left the scene and was last seen driving west on Platte Avenue.

Police said the motorcycle might have been a street legal dirt bike with an orange front fender. Police say the drive was wearing a full-face helmet, jeans. He also might have been wearing a bright-colored vest. They said there might be some damage to the left side of the bike, possibly with the grip and the foot peg.

If you have information about the crash, call CSPD at 719-444-7000 or call Pikes Peak Crime Stoppers to leave an anonymous tip at 719-634-STOP.