WANTED: Hit-and-run suspect hits man on motorized scooter

The driver accused of hitting a man on a motorized scooter and then driving away is now being sought by Colorado Springs police. 

It happened at about 12:15 a.m., Monday in the 1700 block of South Circle Drive. That’s near the area of Circle Drive and Monterey Road.

When officers arrived on scene, they found several citizens providing first aid to a man that was lying on the ground. He was taken to a local hospital for serious, but not life-threatening injuries.

According to police, the man was riding in a motorized scooter northbound on Circle Drive when he was struck from behind by the suspect vehicle. After the impact, the vehicle continued northbound, police said.

Police said the scooter became attached to the front of the vehicle. The scooter was later found on Monterey Road.

The suspect vehicle was described as being a white two or four-door vehicle with a rear spoiler on its trunk. Police said the vehicle should have moderate to severe damage to its front.

Any information on this crime can be reported to police at (719) 444-7000.

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