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One Man Dead After Hit-And-Run Crash on I-225

[November 4, 2021 – Aurora, CO] — Aurora Police are still searching for the driver that caused a fatal hit-and-run accident Thursday morning. Around 5:30 a.m. on I-225 near 6th Avenue, witnesses claim a dark SUV hit the front end of a Suburu Outback when changing lanes at a high speed, causing the Outback to roll. The man driving the Outback was ejected and pronounced deceased on the scene. The name of the victim has not been released.   The driver causing the crash did not stop and continued driving north on I-225.  This is a developing news story and is still under investigation. We will update as more information is released.  Source: CBS4 Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victims of this horrible incident. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. REMOVE POST.

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Four People Killed In Weld County Car Accident Includes Two Air Force Airmen

[October 30, 2021 – Weld County, CO] — Four people were killed Saturday morning after a head-on collision in Weld County. Among the four, two women have been identified as senior airmen stationed at F.E. Warren Air Force Base. At approximately 2:35 a.m. Saturday morning, the two senior airmen, Yasmin Takiah Evans, 22, and Taylor Alize Lipscomb Ashley, 24, were driving down U.S. 85 near the Wyoming border when a 2015 Jeep Cherokee crossed into oncoming traffic.  The Jeep Cherokee was driven by Jonathan William Upchurch, 30, and Zane Lee Schure, 30, who were among the four killed in the crash.  Colorado State Patrol is still investigating the crash. As they await lab and autopsy reports, the cause of the crash still remains unknown.  Source: The Denver Post

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Aurora Teenager Struck and Killed By Car Halloween Night

[October 31, 2021 – Aurora, CO] —  Wyatt Labato, an Aurora teenager, was struck and killed by a car while he was trick-or-treating. The incident occurred at approximately 6:15 PM near South Chambers Road and East Hampden Circle. Investigators believe that the 15-year-old stepped out in front of the Suburu’s driving path. He died a short time after arriving at the hospital. Investigators suspect that the woman driving the Suburu was not speeding prior to the accident. The woman remained at the scene. Aurora Police are asking if anyone was a witness to this accident or has camera footage, to contact the Aurora Police Traffic Investigations Unit or Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867. Source: CBS Denver Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victims of this horrible incident. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. REMOVE POST.

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Nine Injured in Head-on Collision Near Monument, CO

[October 17, 2021 – Monument, CO] — A suspected drunk driver was traveling the wrong direction on I-25 and injured nine people, including himself, on Sunday morning. The two-vehicle collision occurred around 3:30 AM on Sunday. The suspected drunk driver’s Subaru was traveling south in the northbound lanes of I-25 near the County Line Road exit. An Acura was traveling north with eight passengers inside it.  The Subaru crashed head-on into the Acura. All eight passengers as well as the Subaru driver sustained injuries. All the individuals required hospitalization. The Colorado State Patrol shared that the Subaru driver is suspected of being under the influence of both drugs and alcohol-based on his statements and evidence found in his vehicle.  The CSP has not provided an update on any of the injured individuals’ conditions from the drunk driving accident in Monument.  Sources: The Gazette

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Village Park Teenager Killed in a Hit-and-Run Accident

[October 19, 2021 – Aurora, CO] — A 14-year-old boy was found trapped under a minivan on Monday evening, and authorities pronounced him dead at the scene. Around 8:00 PM, the police were called to a hit-and-run accident in Village Green Park on S. Chambers Circle. When officers arrived, they found the boy trapped under the minivan and no driver.  Firefighters retrieved the 14-year-old from under the minivan, but he had already died.  Some time later, the minivan driver returned to the scene. It was a teenage girl. She had fled on foot after the accident but cooperated with the police when she returned.  The police believe that the boy had been holding on to the front of the—apparently stolen—minivan as the girl drove the vehicle. As of Monday evening, officers had not arrested the teenage girl. The authorities report that they continue to investigate the crash. The coroner has not released the identity of the Aurora teenager killed in the hit and run. Sources: The Denver Gazette

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Four Teenagers Killed in Truck Accident in Prowers County

[September 08, 2021 – Wiley, CO] — Four teenagers died in a two-vehicle truck accident in Prowers County. The vehicles collided at Highway 287 and County Road 196 after dark. The four victims, along with another teenager, were riding in an SUV. The SUV ran a stop sign at the intersection, and a semi-truck struck the vehicle. The Colorado State Patrol responded to the crash scene. Authorities transported the one teenager who survived the accident to a hospital in a helicopter. The truck accident also injured two other people, both of whom were riding in the semi-truck. Emergency responders took both of those people to the hospital. Medical personnel released one of the individuals, but the other sustained more serious injuries and required more treatment. The teenagers in the SUV were all between 15 and 16 years old. Although they have not been identified by name, the Wiley School District said that multiple students from Wiley School were involved in the crash. The CSP is investigating the truck accident in Prowers County. At this time, they do not believe that drugs or alcohol were factors in the collision.  Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victims of this horrible incident. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. REMOVE POST. Sources: CBS Denver

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Two People Severely Injured in I-70 Semi-Accident

[August 26, 2021 – Georgetown, CO] – Authorities warned that a major semi-crash closed eastbound I-70 on Thursday afternoon. A tow truck driver pulled off of I-70 and exited his vehicle, according to the Colorado State Patrol. He was inspecting the trailer attached to his truck when a semi crashed into him. The CSP reported that the crash caused critical injuries and that both drivers required transportation to the hospital. The CSP said the crash occurred at mile marker 231 at 1:15 PM. Due to the semi accident on I-70 injuries, state troopers closed eastbound I-70 at exit 205 near Silverthorne; they also closed adjacent Highway 6 at Keystone due to the semi-accident on I-70. The crash also caused a fuel spill on the highway, which contributed to a longer closure period. One lane of eastbound I-70 reopened around 4:30 PM.  Sources: The Denver Post,

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