9 people hurt in family van crash during rain and hail storm on La Veta Pass in southern Colorado

2 people in critical condition

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Authorities say nine people were injured - two of them critically - when the family van they were in crashed during a rain and hail storm on La Veta Pass in southern Colorado.

Capt. George Dingfelder with the Colorado State Patrol tells The Gazette the family was traveling from Iowa to Alamosa when their van went off U.S. Highway 160 and rolled Saturday. He says two adults and seven children, ages 1 through 14, were in the vehicle.

Authorities have not released the names of those involved or details about their injuries.

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