Breaking News
More () »

1 woman arrested in fatal hit-and-run crash

50-year-old Valerie Zamora, was arrested as a suspect by Aurora Police.

AURORA, Colo. — Aurora Police have arrested 50-year-old Valerie Zamora as a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that took place Saturday evening.

The crash occurred around 4:45 p.m. at East Warren Place and South Peoria Street in Aurora, just north of East Iliff Avenue.

According to the Aurora Police Department (APD), a Subaru Outback and a Honda motorcycle collided with each other at the intersection of South Peoria Street. 

The Subaru Outback was exiting the parking lot of a gas station at the intersection, going westbound across all lanes of traffic on South Peoria Street, when the Honda Motorcycle struck the rear of the Subaru. The motorcycle, carrying two passengers, then struck a stationary Toyota SUV, police said.

Zamora, the suspected driver of the Subaru, did not stop or render aid to the two victims.

APD said they found Zamora and the vehicle shortly after, near the crash scene.

The man and woman riding the motorcycle were both rushed to the hospital, where the unidentified woman died from her injuries. 

The other unidentified victim remains in critical condition.

The identity of the deceased victim will be released by the Arapahoe County Coroner's Office once she has been identified and their next-of-kin has been notified.

Southbound Peoria Street was closed for a short time while police investigated the crash. 

Aurora Police Department are asking if anyone who witnessed or has dash-cam footage of the crash to contact The Aurora Police Traffic Section at (303) 739-6423 or Metro Denver Crime Stoppers.

SUGGESTED VIDEOS: Investigations & Crime

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 is 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.

ALSO READ: 2 dead after crash on I-70 near E. Colfax Avenue

RELATED: Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in Westminster

ALSO READ: Denver Sheriff facing internal investigation after officer drank at party, crashed his car

Before You Leave, Check This Out