DELTA, Colo. – On December 27, 2020 at approximately 6 P.M. officers with the Delta Police Department responded to the 200 block of East 3rd Street for a report of a female who had been struck by a vehicle. The female was found unconscious on the road and was transported to Delta County Memorial Hospital. The female was then flown to Denver for further medical treatment. The vehicle fled the scene.
The Delta Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual responsible for this incident. The investigation thus far has revealed a POSSIBLE suspect vehicle that was parked a couple of blocks away from the accident scene on E 4th Street. This vehicle was described as a white in color sedan, possibly a Pontiac Grand Am or a sedan similar in shape and size. The vehicle would likely have front-end damage, as well as damage to one of the four wheel wells.
Anyone wishing to provide information may contact Detective Sergeant Jarrod Lang at the Delta Police Department (970) 874-7676, Delta County Dispatch Center (970) 874-2015. Citizens wishing to provide information and remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers (970) 874-8810.