Suspect in custody after running person over near downtown Colorado Springs

Published: Jun. 28, 2022 at 3:58 AM MDT|Updated: Jun. 28, 2022 at 7:09 AM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A driver accused of running over a person in a parking lot and then speeding away is now in custody.

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation canceled an active Medina Alert Tuesday morning after the suspect vehicle and its driver were located. No further details were released.

The Medina Alert was activated hours after the collision in the 1700 block of South Nevada late Monday afternoon. Officers responded to the scene just after 5:20 p.m., where they found the victim suffering from serious injuries. The victim was rushed to the hospital and is expected to survive.

The pickup -- a white 2003 Chevy Silverado -- was last seen exiting Highway 24 eastbound. CBI did not say where it was eventually found.

At the time of this writing, neither the suspect or victim have been identified.

CBI said pictured below is a similar model, not a photo of the actual vehicle.

CBI Medina Alert 6/27/2022 (not a photo of actual vehicle)
CBI Medina Alert 6/27/2022 (not a photo of actual vehicle)(CBI Medina Alert 6/27/2022)

Anyone with information on the incident should contact the Colorado Springs Police Department at 719-444-7000.

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