Aurora Police release video of fatal A Line crash

Posted at 12:30 PM, Feb 16, 2017

AURORA, Colo. — After the death of a van driver who rolled over the tracks ahead of RTD's A Line train on Tuesday, police have released video of the crash. 

Police said after investigating the crash they believe the driver intentionally drove ahead of the train, which destroyed the van and ended the driver's life. 

Crossing guard arms were both flashing and deploying when the van's driver drove past them, and an off-duty officer with the Aurora Police department attempted to stop the van from entering the path of the train.

Four passengers on the train were injured, suffering minor injuries when the collision rocked the train and dragged the van 500 feet down the tracks. 

RTD's A Line re-opened a day after the crash. 

MORE | Read coverage from the morning of the crash

Denver7 is making the video available to those who wish to see it, but be aware, the content is graphic and could be considered offensive by some. 

Watch below, or click here.


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