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.
Deputies working a major car accident at S. Parker Rd and S. Chambers Rd. 4 cars involved. Please avoid the area. Intersection will be closed through morning rush hour. Serious injuries. One victim being extricated. @CSP_News is handling. Detour: Belleview north/Orchard south. pic.twitter.com/pS7ueE0QqPREAD MORE: Child Hospitalized For Dehydration After Long Delays On Southwest Airlines Flight
— Arapahoe Sheriff (@ArapahoeSO) May 24, 2021READ MORE: Lack Of Staffing & Supplies Keeping Splash Pads Running Dry
The sheriff’s office described the injuries as “serious.” One person had to be extricated from a vehicle.MORE NEWS: Colorado Pediatrician Urges Parents To Keep Kids Current On Routine Vaccinations
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.