Colorado State Patrol searching for drivers of 2 vehicles for information about US Highway 6 hit-and-run |

Colorado State Patrol searching for drivers of 2 vehicles for information about US Highway 6 hit-and-run

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct that troopers have identified the passengers of the vehicles as potential witnesses.

Colorado State Patrol troopers received tips including information about two cars that were on U.S. Highway 6 when a bicyclist was hit Saturday, July 4.

At about 9:30 a.m., a 52-year-old man from Fruita was struck by a car while he was biking on Loveland Pass above Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. The man was initially taken to St. Anthony Summit Medical Center. He has since been transferred to a Denver-area hospital with serious injuries, according to a news release.

Troopers identified a dark grey Toyota 4-Runner with the letters “WPA” on its license plate driving down Highway 6 at about 9:15 a.m. Two younger males were in the car at the time, according to the release.

Troopers also identified a silver Mercedes AMG being driven by an elderly couple around the same time. The car potentially has a Texas license plate, according to the release. 

“We do not believe these two vehicles are the hit-and-run driver at this point,” trooper Jacob Best said in a news release. “However, we would really like to speak with them about what they might have observed.”

Anyone who has information about the cars can call Colorado State Patrol dispatch at 970-824-6501 and reference case number 4C-20-1602.

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