Two dead, one injured in Commerce City crash – The Denver Post

A three-vehicle crash Friday evening in Commerce City left two people dead and one with life-threatening injuries.

According to the State Patrol, the incident happened as follows: A Ford F350 headed south on Colorado 2 traveled off the right side of the road and onto the shoulder before returning to the roadway. Then it collided with an unmarked Commerce City Police Department Ford Explorer and a Kia Soul that were northbound. The F350 struck the Explorer head-on and collided with with the driver’s side of the Kia.

The police officer and Kia driver were killed; neither was identified by the State Patrol. The driver of the F350 was transported to the University of Colorado Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The crash happened in the area of Colorado 2 and Turnberry Parkway, which is in Commerce City. The State Patrol responded because a police officer was involved in the crash. The State Patrol is asking the public to avoid the area Friday night.

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