A woman was killed and 12 others were injured after multiple vehicles collided on Interstate 25 near Castle Pines early Monday morning, South Metro Fire Rescue said.
Emergency services responded to the crash just before 1 a.m. between Meadows Parkway and East Happy Canyon Road.
9 people were transported to area hospitals this morning after a multi-vehicle crash. Sadly, there was one additional fatality on-scene. @CSP_News is handling the investigation. Avoid this area as the investigation will be extended. pic.twitter.com/Tniq4y2vMH— South Metro Fire Rescue (@SouthMetroPIO) June 7, 2021
The Colorado State Patrol said the woman was driving southbound when she hit a deer.
The woman got out of the vehicle then was hit by another vehicle, throwing her into the northbound lanes of I-25 and killing her, the Colorado State Patrol told Denver Gazette news partner 9News.
Both directions of the interstate were closed because of the crash, the Colorado Department of Transportation said.