DENVER — The Denver Police Department (DPD) canceled a Medina Alert on Friday afternoon after locating the vehicle believed to be involved in a hit-and-run crash with a person on a scooter Thursday night.
The crash happened shortly before 8:30 p.m. July 14 at the intersection of East Colfax Avenue and Lincoln Street. The scooter rider was seriously hurt.
Police issued a Medina Alert for the suspect vehicle, a 2011 Subaru Outback with a Colorado license plate. The vehicle had damage to the front end and possibly the windshield, according to DPD.
Just before 2 p.m. on Friday, police announced that the 2011 Subaru Outback was located and that the Medina Alert was deactivated.
Police have not said if the driver accused of hitting the person on the scooter will face any charges.
Medina Alerts were signed into law on March 25, 2014, and went into effect on Dec. 30, 2014. They’re named for Jose Medina, a 21-year-old valet driver who was killed by a hit-and-run driver in 2011.
Medina Alerts are issued following hit-and-run crashes where someone is seriously hurt or killed. Law enforcement also must have sufficient information about the suspect or the suspect’s vehicle, such as a license plate number and the vehicle’s make, style and color.
> More information about Medina Alerts can be found here.
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