Police are investigating an overnight incident where a tow truck driver was
struck by a car and killed near the intersection of 58th and Wadsworth Blvd., just after on Sunday, July 31.
already at that location on a traffic accident call when the driver of a Nissan
Rogue, traveling northbound on Wadsworth Blvd., allegedly struck a Connolly’s Tow
Truck driver. The Connolly’s driver had been working with emergency services
personnel outside of a vehicle to be towed.
vehicle continued to head northbound on Wadsworth Blvd. and was stopped minutes
later in the area of 64th and Wadsworth Blvd. A 28-year-old Lakewood man was taken into custody and will
be transported to the Jefferson County Jail.
was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. His name is being
withheld pending family notification.
investigating if the suspect was under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the
time of the incident.
expected both the north and southbound lanes of Wadsworth Blvd. near 58th
Avenue will be shut down until at least 7:00 a.m. on July 31 while members of the Arvada
Police Department’s Critical Accident Response Team investigates the scene.