Officials: Driver hits 2 Colorado deputies, triggers chase

By: Associated Press
August 17, 2014 Updated: August 17, 2014 at 7:44 pm

WESTMINSTER — A woman speeding away from a traffic stop struck and injured two Adams County sheriff's deputies before leading authorities on a chase that hurt another driver.

Sheriff's Sgt. Paul Gregory tells KMGH-TV ( ) that the two deputies and the person behind the wheel of a car hit by the fleeing woman have been taken to a hospital. Their conditions aren't immediately available.

Gregory says two women got out of the car when authorities stopped it in Adams County at 11:40 a.m. Sunday for a traffic infraction. But one of them hopped back in and fled, hitting the deputies.

Authorities pursued the vehicle through Denver and Westminster. The chase ended when the woman ran a red light and struck another vehicle. She was apprehended.


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