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1 Killed, 2 Injured In 3-Vehicle Crash In Clear Creek Canyon

GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – A deadly accident forced the closure of Highway 6 in Clear Creek Canyon west of Golden Wednesday afternoon.

An image of the scene from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

An image of the scene from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

Investigators say a Chevy pickup going eastbound crossed into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with an Oldsmobile, causing it to go into the eastbound lane. That car was then hit by a semi. A female passenger in the car died.

The drivers of the car and the semi went to hospitals. The driver of the pickup was not injured.

(credit: Colorado State Patrol)

(credit: Colorado State Patrol)

No names have been released.

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