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Three dead in wrong-way crash on I-25 north of Pueblo

Posted at 6:05 AM, Dec 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-23 11:03:29-05

PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. -- Three people were killed when a wrong-way driver crashed into an SUV in the northbound lanes of I-25 north of Pueblo Thursday night, Colorado State Patrol said.

Troopers said a pickup truck hauling a trailer was driving the wrong way down the interstate when it crashed into an SUV.

Drivers of both vehicles and a passenger in the SUV were killed in the crash.

KRDO reported that troopers said the passenger killed in the crash was a juvenile and was not wearing their seatbelt when the crash occurred.

I-25 was shut down while troopers investigated and cleared the crash, but has since reopened.

The people involved in the crash have not been identified.

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