DENVER — Two separate crashes involving multiple vehicles killed at least four people and injured several more on northbound Interstate 25 in Northern Colorado Monday afternoon.
Northbound lanes at mile marker 235 near the CO 52 exit and mile marker 243 near the CO 66 exit were shut down for hours while traffic backed up. The lanes reopened later in the day.
The crash at mile marker 243 occurred around 1:30 p.m. and involved an unknown number of vehicles and left three people dead, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Multiple other people were transported to the hospital for injuries, the extent of which is unknown.
A separate crash at mile marker 235 happened at 2:22 p.m. and involved a semi-tractor trailer and a motorcycle. The motorcyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene, troopers said. No other injuries were reported.
The CSP is still investigating both crashes to determine what happened and exactly how many vehicles were involved in the first crash.