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Rollover crash leaves 6 injured on EB I-70 at Lookout Mountain in Jefferson County

Posted at 11:43 AM, Jan 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-14 20:15:14-05

DENVER -- Six people, among them four juveniles, were injured Sunday in a rollover crash on eastbound I-70 at the Lookout Mountain exit, according to Colorado State Patrol officials.  

The crash was reported at mile marker 256 just before 10:30 a.m. in the Golden-Genesee area. It involved a 2000 Dodge SUV, according to a Colorado State Patrol spokesperson. 

Two people were being rescued from the vehicle, according to the Colorado State Patrol - Public Affairs twitter account. Two others – an adult and a child – were taken to a hospital for treatment. The child was then airlifted to a second hospital for further evaluation.

Just before 1 p.m. Sunday, a CSP official gave the following update on the injured parties as well as information on where they were taken for treatment:

  • Adult male (driver) - St. Anthony's
  • Adult female - Unknown location
  • Two male juveniles - Children's Hospital
  • One male juvenile - St. Anthony's
  • One female juvenile - St. Anthony's

The conditions on the six people injured are unknown at this time. 

CDOT officials said the left and center lanes on EB I-70 at mile marker 256 were back open, but a detour remained in place. Traffic delays are still occurring.

They suggested using US 6 – Clear Creek Canyon and CO 74 – Evergreen Parkway as alternate routes.

The CSP is conducting the crash investigation along with West Metro Fire Rescue and the Evergreen Fire Department.

The highway reopened at around 5:10 p.m.