Two people waiting for a bus on East Colfax Avenue were struck by a driver who fled the scene, Aurora police said.
#APDTrafficAlert: Officers investigating a crash at Colfax & Moline. A vehicle struck two people waiting at a bus stop. The driver ran from the scene & has not been located. One person transported w/ serious injuries.
W/B Colfax is closed at Macon.
Any updates will be here. pic.twitter.com/GvpW0D4LKh
— Aurora Police Dept (@AuroraPD) January 25, 2023
The crash happened at about 7:35 p.m. at Colfax Avenue and Moline Street, police said.
“A vehicle struck two people waiting at a bus stop,” police said on Twitter. The driver ran from the scene and officers are looking for him.
One person was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. Westbound Colfax at Macon Street is shut down by the incident.
Members of the Aurora Fire Rescue said the two victims were “pinned between a vehicle and a bust stop shelter” in the crash. Technical Rescue Team members responded to extricate the pair from the wreckage.
Two people pinned between a vehicle and a bust stop shelter tonight following a crash.
Members of our Technical Rescue Team responded to extricate – one was transported to the hospital.
Pls avoid area so that first responders can complete their work. Road closures: @AuroraPD. https://t.co/XMCDo9zkAc pic.twitter.com/oAi0Aj9reC
— Aurora Fire Rescue (@AuroraFireDpt) January 25, 2023