WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — A deadly crash has shut down eastbound I-70 at Kipling in Wheat Ridge, according to the Wheat Ridge Police Department.
Two vehicles were involved. Wheat Ridge police say a 25-year-old male driver was pronounced dead at the hospital. A 26-year-old female passenger from the same vehicle was injured in the crash.
Crash on I-70 that has roadway closed EB from Ward to Kipling is now a fatality. We are sad to report one male driver pronounced deceased at hospital, female passenger in same vehicle injured. No injuries in second vehicle. pic.twitter.com/8ipB91TCB4— Wheat Ridge Police (@WheatRidgePD) July 4, 2022
No one from the second vehicle was injured, according to police.
Wheat Ridge police say a Jeep and sedan were traveling eastbound on I-70 when the Jeep clipped the sedan. The Jeep rolled, and both vehicles ended up on the frontage road, according to police.
Eastbound I-70 between Ward and Kipling is currently closed. Drivers are asked to avoid the area at this time.
This is a developing story and will be updated.