DENVER (AP) -- A teacher accused of injuring a Denver teen in a hit-and-run crash has been formally charged.
The Denver Post reports (http://bit.ly/Y5KRg7) Erin Jackson, a fifth-grade teacher at an Aurora charter school, faces a charge of leaving the scene of an accident causing serious bodily injury. She is free on $25,000 bond and is set to appear in court Friday.
Investigators say Jackson hit 16-year-old East High School student Deyondrah Bridgeman, who was crossing Colfax Avenue at about 7 a.m. Feb. 27. The girl suffered serious injuries and remains in critical condition.
Jackson, who turned herself in to police the next day, is accused of running a red light before hitting the teen and fleeing.
The vehicle believed to have been involved was found about five blocks from the scene.
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus