Jefferson County sheriff’s deputy involved in head-on crash

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Two parties were taken to a hospital after a head-on collision involving a Jefferson County sheriff’s deputy on Sunday.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said the deputy and a civilian were involved in the crash just after 11 a.m. on northbound U.S. 285 near Elk Creek Road.

Alternate routes and long delays were reported in the area.

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating the crash.