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Several accidents force closures of 3 major roads around metro area

11:22 PM, Jan 12, 2013   |    comments
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Eastbound Colfax Avenue is closed under I-70 after a pickup hit a utility pole killing a 31-year-old man. The westbound ramp to I-70 is also closed as a result of the accident.

The victim was a passenger in the vehicle. The driver, a woman, suffered serious injuries in the accident that happened just after 8 p.m. Saturday night.

A single vehicle accident at I-25 and Evans Ave. forced the closure of the southbound lanes of the highway. Denver police are suspect the accident is alcohol related. Traffic in that area is backed up past University Blvd.

A five car accident occurred just after 9 p.m. at the intersection of I-225 and Iliff. Southbound I-225 is closed while crews clean up the highway. Aurora police say there were no injuries.

(KUSA-TV © 2013 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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