ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — Two people were hurt after a head-on crash on Highway 7 in Adams County early Tuesday morning. It happened at about 5:40 a.m. Highway 7 — also called East 160th Avenue — was shut down between Holly and Quebec streets for several hours.
The Thornton Police Department said a jeep, a van and a pickup collided.READ MORE: Victims Identified In Colorado Springs Mass Shooting At Birthday Party
One person was trapped in the wreckage of the van and Brighton Fire Rescue said it took crews 25 minutes to extricate that person.READ MORE: Aurora Reports 7 Suicide Attempts Among Young People In Less Than A Week
Two people were rushed to the hospital. One person was in critical condition and the other has serious injuries, according to Thornton police.
At one point, firefighters could be seen standing in a circle in the middle of the crash scene.MORE NEWS: COVID In Colorado: Douglas County Commissioners Approve Resolution Defying Indoor Face Mask Mandate
The cause of the crash is under investigation.