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Boulder teen in hit-and-run crash leaves hospital

A 14-year-old student hit and injured in front of Fairview High School released from the hospital – police identified a driver.

BOULDER, Colo. — The 14-year-old student riding an electric mini bike near a Boulder high school who was hit and seriously injured by a driver Wednesday, left the hospital Thursday afternoon. 

Police said they have also identified and contacted a suspect in the crash. 

Boulder Police were called at around 1 p.m. about a hit-and-run crash that happened at Fairview High School, 1515 Greenbriar Blvd. 

Officers learned at the scene that a student had been hit on the horseshoe-shaped road at the front area of the school. 

Police described the vehicle as a dark-colored SUV and said the driver left the scene. 

The boy was riding an electric mini bike through a nearby grassy area and pulled out between two parked cars, police said. He was struck while riding the mini bike. Police said the teen suffered serious bodily injury and was taken to the hospital. 

The investigation is in the early stages, and officers ask anyone with any information to call Accident Report Specialist Fischer at 303-503-0406 or Boulder Police Dispatch at 303-441-3333. 

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