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1 taken to hospital after hit-and-run, Denver Police investigating

The incident took place at the intersection of West Florida Avenue and South Platte River Drive, DPD said.

DENVER — One person was taken to the hospital after a hit-and-run Friday morning, Denver Police Department (DPD) said.

DPD said officers responded around 7:20 a.m. to a reported hit-and-run with serious injuries at the intersection of West Florida Avenue and South Platte River Drive.

According to DPD, one vehicle crashed into another and left the scene.

One person was taken to the hospital, and their injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, according to DPD.

DPD said there was not any immediate information available on the suspect vehicle.

South Platte was closed at West Florida while officers investigated. The road was back open as of 10 a.m., DPD said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or by visiting metrodenvercrimestoppers.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000. 

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers works by assigning a code to people who anonymously submit a tip. Information is shared with law enforcement, and Crime Stoppers are notified at the conclusion of the investigation. 

From there, an awards committee reviews the information provided and, if the information leads to an arrest, the tipster will be notified. Rewards can be collected using the code numbers received when the tip was originally submitted. 

More information about Metro Denver Crime Stoppers can be found here. 

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