Motorcyclist critically injured in Denver crash

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DENVER — Initial reports from Denver Police Department wrongly reported that a motorcyclist died in a crash Sunday afternoon.

The accident snarled traffic and shut down westbound Sixth Avenue at Knox Court.

The accident happened about 3:30 p.m., forcing Sixth Avenue to close for more than two hours.

The motorcycle driver is listed in extremely critical condition, police said.

The names, ages and genders of those involved in the crash have not been released.

The cause of the accident has not been released by police.