Serious injury crash shuts down northbound Lincoln Street at 5th in Denver

DENVER - Morning commuters headed northbound on Lincoln Street are being rerouted due to a serious injury crash at 5th Ave.

Denver Police say they have closed northbound Lincoln Street at the intersection with 4th Ave.

Photos from the scene show a silver Pontiac sedan has damage to the front passenger side. The windshield was knocked out and the airbags deployed. A side-view mirror was on the ground a few feet away.

One person in the Pontiac was transported to the hospital to be checked for a possible head injury, officers at the scene confirmed.

The other vehicle, a red Ford SUV, has damage to the front-end.

Officers said they expected the street to be closed for about an hour while detectives investigate.

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