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Crash closes 3 lanes of southbound I-225 north of Cherry Creek Reservoir

Authorities investigating if shooting was involved in crash
I-225 report of shooting and crash
Posted at 11:55 AM, Nov 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-08 13:57:59-05

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — A crash closed three lanes of southbound Interstate 225 just north of Cherry Creek Reservoir on Tuesday morning.

The crash was reported at 11:09 a.m. between S. Parker Road and Yosemite Street, according to Trooper Josh Lewis, public information officer with Colorado State Patrol.

The call came in as a suspected road rage incident with a report of a shooting. There was also a report of a vehicle fire.

Nobody was injured, Lewis said.

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Investigators are looking into reports that the person who fired shots had fled the scene.

Lewis said CSP is still working with "very preliminary" information as of 11:50 a.m.

The three right lanes were closed in the area.

Multiple police vehicles, firetrucks and at least one ambulance responded to the scene.

This is a developing story and will be updated.