Two people waiting for bus on East Colfax are struck by a driver, pinned between vehicle and bus shelter

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