AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– A woman was killed in a crash on Interstate 225 on Friday morning. Police say the chain-reaction crash happened after a metal bar smashed through the driver’s side window of her SUV.
The 44-year-old driver then collided with another car before crashing into a barrier at the Colfax Avenue exit on the southbound side. Southbound lanes were shut down for hours.READ MORE: Denver School Board Votes To Censure Tay Anderson
The driver was rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. No one else was injured in the crash.READ MORE: Suzanne Morphew Murder: Judge Decides To Move Forward With Barry Morphew Trial
Police in Aurora are not sure where the piece of steel came from.MORE NEWS: Multi-Vehicle Crash East Of Silverthorne Causing 2 Hour Delays On Westbound I-70
Police are asking any witnesses, especially those who may have dashcam footage to contact Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867). You can text to CRIMES (274637) then title DMCS and enter your message or send an e-mail to metro-denvercrimestoppers.com.