One seriously hurt in hit-and-run on Colorado Boulevard; suspect arrested

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A hit-and-run crash closed northbound South Colorado Boulevard at East Iowa Avenue on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

A hit-and-run crash closed northbound South Colorado Boulevard at East Iowa Avenue on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

DENVER — South Colorado Boulevard was closed Wednesday morning after a hit-and-run crash.

One person in a green Ford Explorer was transported to the hospital with serious injuries after the crash about 4:30 a.m.

The accident forced the closure of northbound Colorado Boulevard at East Iowa Avenue as police investigated.

The Jeep in a hit-and-run accident was found by police near the accident scene at South Colorado Boulevard and East Iowa Avenue on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

The Jeep in a hit-and-run accident was found by police near the accident scene at South Colorado Boulevard and East Iowa Avenue on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

Police located a red Jeep that fled the scene and arrested the a suspect, the Denver Police Department said later Wednesday morning.