Serious Auto / Pedestrian Hit and Run Crash 

The Aurora Police Department, Traffic Investigations Unit, is asking for the media's help in reaching out to the local community to assist in finding the suspected vehicle which hit an 11 year old female, then left the scene.

This investigation is ongoing and evidence has been recovered.

The vehicle in question should be a late 1990's to early 2000's Toyota or Nissan sedan, brown or gold in color.

Witnesses reported severe front windshield damage, so anyone who may have seen a vehicle matching this description in the days after this crash is encouraged to contact:

Detective Rob Ragain

Detective Sergeant Mark Elliot


On Thursday, February 8th, 2018, at about 7:20 PM, first responders with the City of Aurora were notified of a Auto vs. Pedestrian crash at E. Mississippi Ave., and S. Uvalda St.   This is near Interstate 225 and E. Mississippi Ave.

Preliminary investigation indicates an 11 year old female was crossing E. Mississippi Ave. from south to north, against the traffic signal.  A vehicle traveling westbound on E. Mississippi Ave. struck and severely injured the pedestrian.  The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive.

The vehicle that hit the pedestrian DID NOT remain at the scene, and investigators are requesting the publics help in locating it.
The vehicle of interest has been described as a Toyota Camry, with color descriptions of:  Gold / Beige / Brown.  It is reported to have front end damage, as well as a severely damaged windshield.

The investigation is active, and no information will be released about the identity of the pedestrian at this time.   A follow up press release will be put forth when appropriate.

Contact the following investigators with any information on the vehicle of interest:

Detective Rob Ragain:  303-739-6351
Sergeant Mark Elliot:  303-739-6202
Posted by On 20 February, 2018 at 1:17 PM  

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