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Police: Denver carjacking suspect crashes into several vehicles, shuts down EB I-70 in Golden for hours

EB I-70 shut down at US 6 in Golden
Posted at 6:12 PM, Aug 01, 2023

GOLDEN, Colo. — Eastbound Interstate 70 was shut down for several hours at US 6 in Golden after a car jacking suspect crashed into several vehicles during a pursuit, according to the Denver Police Department.

The initial carjacking happened around 4 p.m. near Colfax Avenue and Race Street.

Officers spotted the vehicle and attempted a routine traffic stop, but the suspect did not pull over, according to Denver police.

The pursuit ended at I-70 and US 6 when the suspect hit several vehicles. The suspect was taken into custody.

No officers were hurt, according to Denver PD. It is unclear if any civilians were injured in the crash.

Colorado State Patrol is investigating the crash, while Denver PD is investigating the carjacking.

Eastbound I-70 was closed for several hours.

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