AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – One person is dead after a semi truck collided with a sedan that authorities believe was going the wrong way on Interstate 70.
The crash happened at approximately 3 a.m. Friday morning in Aurora where Interstate 70 meets Colfax Avenue, south of Denver International Airport.READ MORE: Coloradans Kim Dobson And Ashley Brasovan Take Top Spots In Mount Washington Road Race
The sedan driver was killed after the car was crushed under the truck.READ MORE: Preventing Theft: Denver Police Etching VIN On Catalytic Converters
It took hours to first remove the wrecked car, then get the truck upright.
The crash caused some backups during the morning rush hour but because the vehicles wound up off the highway, it didn’t lead to any extended highway closures.MORE NEWS: Colorado Weather: Landspout Tornadoes Hit Colorado Plains
The name of the driver who died hasn’t been released.