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1 dead, 6 hurt after wrong-way driver crashed

Posted at 4:49 AM, May 13, 2016

One person is dead and six are injured, after a speeding driver lost control and hit an SUV head-on.

The crash happened on Hampden Avenue at Galena Street around 2:20 a.m. Friday.

Police tell Denver7 the driver of a silver Pontiac was driving at speeds of more than 80 miles an hour when they lost control on the curve near Kennedy Golf Course. The driver hit an SUV head-on.

The driver of the silver car was ejected and died. A passenger was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Five people in the SUV were also injured.

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