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.
Police are waiting for the toxicology test results of a driver whose SUV struck two vehicles, killing a couple and their three children in suburban Denver.
A crash in Thornton on Thursday that killed a family of five was hard to deal with even for veteran police officers at the scene.
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