Jake Johnson killed in hit-and-run crash involving alleged driver Taylor Lindsey at 40th Avenue and Peña Boulevard in Denver, Colorado

Modified Date: 
Sat, 08/06/2022 - 7:05am
Accident Date: 
Saturday, July 30, 2022

1 dead, others injured in hit-and-run crash in Denver

The driver of the second vehicle fled the scene of the crash. DPD has not announced any arrests or released any suspect information pertaining to the investigation. 

Car club president accused in fatal hit and run, 2 other passengers injured

Lindsey, who called himself the president of the DragKings Colorado car club, is well known among the street car scene as someone who would use social media to organize large, impromptu gatherings in parking lots at night. 

Hit-and-run suspect organized a 'drag meet' prior to fatal crash, prosecutors say

About an hour after the fatal crash a family member of Taylor Lindsey reported that the car involved in the crash was stolen, prosecutors said.

'He left us to die,' Injured passengers in fatal hit-and-run share anger over friend who ran off

Nearly a week ago, Bartsch and Alex Kasper were with Taylor Lindsey, a 23-year-old man who is accused of fleeing the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash at 40th and Peña. A third passenger, who is unnamed in police reports, was also in Lindsey’s car and injured. 


Type: Car Accident
Hit and Run
People Involved: 
Jake Johnson
Taylor Lindsey
Austin Bartsch
Alex Kasper
Denver, CO
Denver, CO