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From the Denver7 news desk: Breaking and developing news on Nov. 21, 2019

Posted at 5:31 PM, Nov 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-21 21:39:04-05

This is the Denver7 breaking and developing news blog. Throughout the day, this story will be updated with both minor and large breaking news events that our readers care about. Check back as we continue to update this story. 

7:33 p.m: Denver police are responding to a "large-scale, weather-related multiple-vehicle crash on eastbound 6th Ave. and southbound I-25. Westbound 6th is closed at Kalamath. Eastbound 6th Ave. is closed at Federal Blvd.

7:04 p.m.: Multiple crashes are being reported on I-25 between Castle Rock and Monument Hill. CSP advises drivers to slow down if driving tonight.

6:47 p.m.: South Metro Fire Rescue says a total of 12 patients were taken to a hospital following multiple vehicle crashes between Castle Pines and Ridgegate. Crews are now clearing the scene.

5:48 p.m.: South Metro Fire Rescue says a total of 11 patients have been taken to area hospitals for treatment.

5:43 p.m.: South Metro Fire Rescue says one lane of traffic remains open on northbound I-25. One person sustained serious injuries, the others sustained minor to moderate injuries. The left lane of southbound I-25 is closed for emergency vehicles.

5:27 p.m.: The northbound lanes of I-25 are shut down at Castle Pines Parkway due to multi-vehicle crash between Castle Pines and Ridgegate, South Metro Fire Rescue officials say. Crews report between six and seven people are injured. Expect traffic delays in the area.