The Colorado State Patrol (CSP) is searching for a driver that struck a cyclist on Highway 6 over Loveland Pass on Saturday morning. After the crash, the driver reportedly left the severely injured male lying unconscious on the 11,991-foot high mountain pass.
According to the official press release, Summit County Fire, EMS, and troopers were called to a scene at about 9:30 a.m. for a cyclist struck on the eastbound shoulder of the highway near mile marker 221, just a few feet away from a neon road sign reads “Share the Road.” The cyclist has been identified as 52-year-old Christopher Jacobs from Fruita.
The vehicle believed to have fled the scene is a 2011-2015 Ford Explorer (unknown color) with damage to the passenger front fender.
The injured cyclist was transported to a nearby hospital, where he remains in stable condition.
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