NORTHGLENN, Colo. (CBS4) – Northglenn police responded to the area near 100th Place and Croke Drive at around 1:45 a.m. for a deadly crash. They say a four-door sedan lost control when it was traveling eastbound on 100th Pl. at a “high rate of speed.”
Police say the car slammed into a retaining wall, went airborne and then hit a telephone pole and a parked car. They add the vehicle rolled several times.READ MORE: Cyclist Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver: Hundreds Attend Ghost Bike Dedication For Gwen Erffmeyer Inglis
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At approximately 1:45 a.m. Northglenn Police responded to W. 100th Pl. and Croke Dr. on a fatal traffic accident. W. 100th Pl. closed until traffic investigation is complete.
— Northglenn PD PIO (@NorthglennPDPIO) April 25, 2021
Investigators say two people, a 49-year-old man and a 42-year-old woman, were ejected from the car. Neither victim was wearing a seatbelt, police say.
The man died at the scene while the woman was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Investigators believe alcohol was a factor.
Anyone with more information is asked to please contact Officer Dan Shube at firstname.lastname@example.org.MORE NEWS: Highway 160 Reopens After Heavy Snow Forced Safety Closure Over La Veta Pass