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E. Colfax closed near Children's Hospital in Aurora after truck hit pedestrian bridge

aurora pedestrian bridge damaged and closed
E. Colfax Avenue pedestrian bridge near Children's
Posted at 10:40 AM, Apr 25, 2022

AURORA, Colo. — All lanes of E. Colfax Avenue closed Monday morning between Victor Street and Ursula Street after a large truck struck a pedestrian bridge, police said.

After the incident, Aurora Police Department said the entire road, which is just south of Children's Hospital Colorado on the Anschutz Medical Campus, would likely remain closed for hours. Westbound lanes reopened shortly after 3 p.m.

The driver of the truck had minor injuries.

An engineer with the City of Aurora will assess the damage, as well as other experts.

No other details were immediately available.