DC police looking for driver who struck scooter, left rider with ‘life-threatening’ injuries

D.C. police are looking for a driver who crashed into a scooter near the National Arboretum and then drove off, leaving the rider with "life-threatening" injuries.

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Police responded to the scene in the 3300 block of New York Avenue, Northeast around 2:35 a.m. Saturday morning.

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They say the rental scooter rider was traveling east when they were struck by the vehicle.

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The vehicle – which was described as a dark-colored SUV – was caught on surveillance camera.

If you can help police in their investigation, call (202) 727-9099.