Head on crash in Greeley kills 1, sends 4 to hospital

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GREELEY, Colo. -- One person is dead and four others have sustained serious injuries following a head-on crash in Greeley Saturday night.

The crash happened at roughly 7:00 p.m. at 16th Street and U.S. 85 Bypass.

Officials said that a 1999 Honda Civic that was traveling southbound crossed over into the northbound lanes and collided with a 2003 Honda Pilot.

The driver of the Civic was pronounced dead on scene, authorities said. The driver has not been identified.

The four occupants of the Honda Pilot were transported to an area hospital. Two of the passengers were taken into surgery and are in serious condition.

Greeley police said that initial reports indicate that a baby may have been ejected from the Pilot. The child was taken to Children's Hospital for head injuries.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident. Investigators suspect alcohol was involved.

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