Sep 23, 2011 12:40 PM by James H Egbert

Motorcyclist dumps his bike and date, fleeing the scene

Investigators from the Major Accident Unit of the Colorado Springs Police Department are piecing together clues surrounding an accident near the intersection of N. Chelton and Palmer Park at 6:30 am Friday. The accident involved a motorcycle with a rider and passenger that hit a fire hydrant.

The rider in control of the motorcycle reportedly fled the scene leaving his passenger injured at the scene. When officers arrived they found a female lying on the ground crying with unspecified injuries. Patrol officers searched the area for the runaway driver as investigators from the Major Accident Unit handles the scene investigation.

News 5 has called to follow up on the accident with the Colorado Springs Police, Sand Creek Division and we are told that a report will be released once the investigation is concluded.

No arrests have been reported and no updates on names of the victim and suspect are available at this time.



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