Pedestrian Injured By Hit-and-Run Driver Near Colorado State University

Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who seriously injured a pedestrian near Colorado State University on the evening of May 8.

Emergency responders got the call shortly before 9 p.m., reporting that a motorist had hit a pedestrian at the intersection of West Elizabeth Street and Constitution Avenue.

When the responders reached the scene they saw Stanley Brooks, the pedestrian, with what appeared to be serious injuries. Brooks was stabilized and transported to Medical Center of the Rockies, where he was reported to be in “fair” condition on Friday.

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Brooks was allegedly attempting to cross Constitution from west to east on the north side of the intersection when the car struck him. He was entering the crosswalk with another pedestrian when he was hit. The driver did not stop or offer to help the wounded man.

Witnesses described the vehicle as a dark red or maroon sedan, late 1990s or early 2000s model, possibly a Toyota or Honda. According to reports, the car had recently stopped at a red light but the driver may have been looking away from the crosswalk when Brooks was struck.

Anyone who has information about the driver or the vehicle should call officer David Kaes at (970) 221-6555.

Hit-and-run accidents cause a lot of damage, not only to the victim but to their friends and loved ones. If you have been involved in a hit-and-run accident, call Metier Law Firm to discuss your case. Our experienced attorneys know how to make the law work for you.

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Source: http://www.coloradoan.com/story/news/local/2014/05/09/police-search-driver-hit-pedestrian-fled-scene/8915089/

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