17 arrests, no injuries as fans celebrate Broncos’ Super Bowl win

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DENVER -- The streets of Denver were flooded with hundreds of happy fans after the Broncos won Super Bowl 50 on Sunday night with a 24-10 win over the Carolina Panthers.

The Denver Police Department said 17 arrests were made and also thanks the thousands who peacefully celebrated the win. No major injuries were reported.

Authorities closed down roads around downtown Denver because of traffic congestion and pedestrian safety as police worked to get the crowds out of the area safely.

Service on the RTD Mall Ride along the 16th Street Mall was also halted temporarily at the request of police.

RTD light rail trains also halted service into the downtown area Sunday night.

Inbound trains to downtown stopped at the Broadway station on all lines except the W line, where service stopped at the Decatur/Federal stop.

Light rail service out of downtown continued out of Union Station.

Delays continued through late Sunday night as the crowds celebrated.

The Broncos beat the Panthers, 24-10, securing their third Super Bowl title in a defensive slugfest.

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