THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) – Three people died in an early morning crash involving multiple vehicles in Thornton. The intersection at 120th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard was closed for several hours and reopened at around 7:45 a.m. on Saturday.
Thornton police officials say they believe two vehicles were traveling while three others were stopped at a red light. Investigators say one or both of the moving vehicles caught on fire, and say three vehicles were burned.READ MORE: Get Ready For Drug Take-Back Day On April 24: Get Rid Of Old, Unused Prescriptions
Cinthya Palma captured video of first responders at the scene.READ MORE: Denver Weather: Two Really Good Chances For Spring Snow This Week
All three people who died were in the moving vehicles, police say. They add the victims suffered trauma and burn injuries.
Investigators are looking into whether speed was a factor, but have not been able to determine which vehicle or vehicles were at fault.MORE NEWS: Colorado Unemployment Claimants Struggling With ID.me Verification Stuck With No Income, No Answers
Police say there were no reports of street racing before the crashes.