Thornton Fatal MVA
On June 14th, 2014 at 16:23 Thornton Fire Department responded to a MVA at E. 112th Ave. & Colorado Blvd. Crews arrived to accident involving two vehicles and one trauma core patient trapped, and the call was upgraded to a trapped extrication response with additional medic. One patient was transported to a local hospital. Investigators released that a pickup truck was traveling at a high rate of speed, and was caught of guard by a truck exiting the 7-11 parking lot, and struck the truck and then swerved into on coming traffic, and then struck a vehicle head-on, killing that driver. The driver of the pickup was arrested for investigation of reckless driving. The accident is under investigation and no other information is available at this time.
Units on Scene: Battalion 71, Engine 72, Medic 72, Engine 73 & Medic 74