A woman charged with criminally negligent homicide in a crash in Thornton that killed a family of five now faces new charges of child abuse.
Relatives of a family killed in a car accident are now encouraging other drivers to be more careful.
Court documents say the woman accused of killing a family of five when her SUV landed on top of their truck in Thornton had been told by doctors not to drive.
The woman who was behind the wheel of an SUV when struck a pickup truck, crushing a family of five inside, has been charged in the crash. Monica Chavez, 34, was charged with five counts of criminally negligent homicide.
The Thornton community remembered a family of five killed in a car crash on Sunday
There was a big show of support on Sunday for a family killed in an accident in Thornton.
Relatives of a family of five who were killed in a collision in suburban Denver are thanking community members for their support.
Police say they have ruled out drugs and alcohol as a factor in a horrific crash that killed a family of five.
Although they have asked for a rush on the order, Thornton police say it could be anywhere from 2 to 4 weeks before toxicology reports come back on Monica Chavez to let them know if she had drugs or alcohol in her system.
The pastor of a driver accused of killing a family of five in Thornton says she has no memory of the event.