SUV drops into Cherry Creek after accident; driver might have had medical emergency

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An SUV plunged into Cherry Creek after being involved in a two-vehicle accident at North Speer Boulevard and West 14th Avenue on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. (Credit: Cathy Hernandez)

DENVER — An SUV plunged into Cherry Creek after a two-vehicle accident on Wednesday morning.

The Denver Police Department advised motorists to avoid the area after the accident at North Speer Boulevard and West 14th Avenue about 8:30 a.m.

Witnesses told police the male driver might have suffered a medical emergency because he appeared unconscious before hitting another SUV and dropping into the creek.

Paramedics arrived and took the driver to a local hospital. Police say it appeared the man will be OK.

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