LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A 3-year-old boy who was seriously injured in a chain-reaction crash involving six vehicles earlier this week has died, the Lakewood Police Department said Thursday.
The accident happened about 7:15 a.m. Monday on westbound Alameda Avenue at Oak Street.
Five vehicles were stopped in the right lane at a red light when a black Ford pickup truck rear-ended a minivan, causing the chain-reaction crash, police said.
The driver of the minivan, 43-year-old Anna Huffman, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Her 3-year-old son Jason Huffman was taken to Children’s Hospital Colorado with life-threatening injuries. He died Wednesday, police said.
The 45-year-old male driver of the truck was taken to a hospital for observation and treatment of nonlife-threatening injuries. He was not identified.
The investigation into the crash is continuing, police said. There was no indication that drugs or alcohol were involved, police said.
A final determination of any charges are pending until test results are returned.