At approximately 1:23 pm on Monday, Jan. 3, Boulder Police officers were called to the intersection of south Broadway and Ash Avenue for a report of a traffic crash.
The driver of an Acura sedan had stopped in the far right southbound lane of Broadway when his vehicle got a flat fire. The driver—a 61-year-old male—was at the back of the vehicle retrieving tools from his trunk to deal with the tire when he was struck from behind by a Tesla Model 3.
The victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and is now in stable condition. The driver stayed on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.
Charges are pending as the investigation continues. Anyone with any information about this crash is asked to call Officer Kicera at 303-441-3333 or 720-724-5938 reference case 22-00048.