Colorado Springs Teacher Injured in Hit-and-Run

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

Colorado springs, Colo. (AP) A Colorado Springs High school teacher is hospitalized after being run over by a hit-and-run driver.

Police Sergeant Jim Sokolik says Palmer High School Choir Director Bob Crowder was crossing a street on his way to a choir concert when a car moving at a “high rate of speed” struck him and fled the scene.

The concert was called off.

School district 11 Spokeswoman Elaine Naleski says about 50 students and parents went to the emergency room at Memorial Hospital to wait for word on his condition.

Crowder suffered a dislocated shoulder and a broken leg.

The driver has not been found.

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