DENVER -- Six people, among them four juveniles, were injured Sunday in a rollover crash on eastbound I-70 at the Lookout Mountain exit, according to Colorado State Patrol officials.
The crash was reported at mile marker 256 just before 10:30 a.m. in the Golden-Genesee area. It involved a 2000 Dodge SUV, according to a Colorado State Patrol spokesperson.
Two people were being rescued from the vehicle, according to the Colorado State Patrol - Public Affairs twitter account. Two others – an adult and a child – were taken to a hospital for treatment. The child was then airlifted to a second hospital for further evaluation.
Just before 1 p.m. Sunday, a CSP official gave the following update on the injured parties as well as information on where they were taken for treatment:
- Adult male (driver) - St. Anthony's
- Adult female - Unknown location
- Two male juveniles - Children's Hospital
- One male juvenile - St. Anthony's
- One female juvenile - St. Anthony's
The conditions on the six people injured are unknown at this time.
CDOT officials said the left and center lanes on EB I-70 at mile marker 256 were back open, but a detour remained in place. Traffic delays are still occurring.
UPDATE: six parties TOTAL from vehicle, all transported. Left two lanes reopened but crews in area. PLEASE USE CAUTION IN AREA.
— CSP Public Affairs (@CSP_News) January 14, 2018
They suggested using US 6 – Clear Creek Canyon and CO 74 – Evergreen Parkway as alternate routes.
The CSP is conducting the crash investigation along with West Metro Fire Rescue and the Evergreen Fire Department.
The highway reopened at around 5:10 p.m.