Pueblo police searching for suspect in hit and run

Mariah Apodaca
A warrant has been issued for 21-year-old Mariah Apodaca / Pueblo Police Department

PUEBLO, Colo. — Police are on the lookout for a hit-and-run driver who caused serious injuries to a bicyclist in July.

Police say it happened July 29 just after 6 p.m. in the area of West Northern Avenue and Cambridge Avenue.

According to authorities, the bicyclist suffered serious injuries due to the crash and was transported to a Denver hospital for treatment where he is undergoing physical therapy because of his injuries.

Police say they found the car – a white Audi – a day later abandoned on the south side of Pueblo. The car was not registered or insured.

Authorities conducted an investigation and have issued a warrant for 21-year-old Mariah Apodaca for multiple charges including hit and run involving injury, tampering with physical evidence, false reporting and careless driving causing injury.

If you have any information regarding Apodaca’s whereabouts, submit a tip to Pueblo Crime Stoppers at 542-7867 or online at pueblocrimestoppers.com.

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