ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Part of Interstate 270 in Adams County was closed Wednesday afternoon after a chase and two crashes, one involving an Adams County Sheriff’s deputy. The lanes were reopened at around 3:30 p.m.
The situation started with a call about a possibly stolen vehicle at Valley High Motel.READ MORE: Fish Count In Poudre River 1 Year After Destructive Cameron Peak Fire Brings 'Shocking' News
Sheriff’s officials say the suspect backed into a deputy at the motel and then left the scene. Other deputies chased the suspect. The sheriff’s office says the deputy will be okay.READ MORE: Efforts To Contain The Cameron Peak And Future Fires: Forest Managers Explain How Prescribed Burns Help
Officials say the suspect drove on the eastbound shoulder of the interstate and hit a civilian’s car. No injuries were reported.
The suspect is now in custody.MORE NEWS: Businesses Continue To Be Impacted By Cameron Peak Fire More Than A Year Later