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7:03 p.m. — A total of 49 vehicles were involved in the crash at inbound Peña Blvd. just north of 56th Ave., Denver police say. A total of 17 people were injured, three of which were treated and released at the scene. No citations will be issued. Peña expected to be open by 8 p.m. This story has been updated here: http://bit.ly/2TSnt79.
UPDATE: 49 total vehicles involved in the crash. 17 total people injured. 3 were treated and released at the scene. 14 transported with what appears to be non-life threatening injuries. No citations will be issued. Peña expected to open in approximately one hour.— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) February 17, 2019
5:52 p.m. — Police say 14 people have been taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following a 30-car pileup at inbound Peña Blvd. just north of 56th Ave. It's unclear at this point when the roads will reopen.
UPDATE: 14 people have been transported to the hospital with what appears to be non-life threatening injuries. Officers are working hard to get inbound Peña opened as soon as possible. No timeframe available at this time.— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) February 17, 2019
5:12 p.m. — Approximately 30 vehicles were involved in a crash at inbound Peña Blvd. just north of 56th Ave. Two people were taken to a hospital "with what appears to be non-life-threatening injuries." Inbound Peña is closed and alternate routes are advised. Expect delays heading to the airport.
UPDATE: approximately 30 vehicles involved in the crash. 2 people transported to the hospital with what appears to be none life threatening injuries. Officers still assessing situation. Inbound Peña closed at GVR. Alternate routes advised. Expect delays heading to the airport.— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) February 17, 2019
4:08 p.m. — Multiple car crashes are being reported in the area of Peña Blvd. and 56th Ave. Inbound Peña is being closed at 56th. While no injuries have been reported you are asked to avoid the area. ''
#Denver Officers are investigating a multiple vehicle crash at Inbound Peña Blvd just north of 56th Ave. No injuries reported at this time. Inbound Peña is closed north of 56th Ave. Alternate routes advised. Check here for updates. pic.twitter.com/JXnW0TBYr0— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) February 16, 2019
2:47 p.m. — Northbound Highway 285 may close at Antero Junction to Fairplay due to adverse conditions, the CSP - Canon City division warned.
NB 285 may close at Antero Junction to Fairplay soon. https://t.co/1S43oU9nbf— CSP Canon City (@CSP_CanonCity) February 16, 2019
2:41 p.m. — A safety closure is in place on S Highway 285 from Fairplay to Antero Junction, the CSP - Canon City division says. Use Highway 9 South out of Fairplay to Highway 24 as a detour. You are asked to avoid the area as there have been numerous slide offs and crashes reported south of Fairplay due to adverse conditions.
Safety closure on SB Hwy 285 from Fairplay to Antero Junction. Detour is Hwy 9 S out of Fairplay to Hwy 24.— CSP Canon City (@CSP_CanonCity) February 16, 2019
12:16 p.m.: — Dallas Dickerson has been found, Thornton police say.
11:04 a.m. — Dallas Dickerson, 13, was last seen Friday in the area of 388 E. 88th Ave. in Thornton. Please call (720) 977-5150 if you see him.
MISSING JUVENILE- TPD is asking the public to be on the lookout for the pictured juvenile. Dallas Dickerson, 13 yoa, 5-10, 205 lbs. Last seen 02/15 in the area of 388 E. 88th Ave. Any info please contact 720-977-5150. No Further Info at this time. EL pic.twitter.com/cB7b3ElDw1— Thornton Police Dept (@ThorntonPolice) February 16, 2019