AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – A major traffic crash led to the closure of South Parker Road at the intersection with South Chambers Road in Aurora on Monday morning. The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office said the intersection was closed at 6 a.m. and it reopened until nearly 9:30 a.m.

The sheriff’s office described the injuries as “serious.” One person had to be extricated from a vehicle.

A detour was put in place during the closure, taking drivers to Belleview north/Orchard south. What happened leading up to the crash is being investigated.

Jesse Sarles