COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (CBS4) – One person was killed and three people were seriously injured when a driver crossed the center median on Interstate 76 and hit an oncoming truck. It happened around 8 p.m. Wednesday between Sable and US 85.
According to the Commerce City Police Department, a silver Nissan SUV was westbound on I-76 at a high rate of speed. The driver of the Nissan crossed into the center median, went through the metal cables dividing the highway, and hit an oncoming Chevy truck in the eastbound lanes.READ MORE: Police, Firefighters, Rescue Teams Continue Search For Diana Brown, Missing Flash Floods Ripped Through Poudre Canyon
The driver of the Nissan was pronounced deceased at the scene. There were no passengers in the SUV.READ MORE: Woman Killed While Crossing Broadway, Search Continues For Hit-And-Run Suspect Driver
There were three people in the Chevy truck. They were all transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
Police did not release any additional information about the people involved in the crash.MORE NEWS: Colorado Organizations Team Up To Combat Mental Health Crises In Emergency Room Patients Before They Happen
Eastbound I-76 was closed at US 85 while the accident scene was investigated by the Commerce City Police Department’s Traffic Investigation Unit.