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Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run crash Saturday morning

Denver Police said the crash happened at Park Avenue West and Clarkson Street, and a suspect was arrested a few hours later.

DENVER — A pedestrian was transported to the hospital with serious injuries after he was hit by a vehicle that left the scene Saturday morning, according to the Denver Police Department (DPD).

The hit-and-run crash happened at Park Avenue West and Clarkson Street, according to DPD. The driver and the vehicle were located later Saturday morning, and the driver was arrested on suspicion of vehicular assault, DPD said. Police didn't release the suspect's name.

The man who was hit was expected to survive, DPD said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or visit 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. 

> Additional Crime Stoppers bulletins can be found here. 

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