JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Two people were injured in a crash off Highway 285 in the foothills of Jefferson County Saturday.
According to West Metro Fire Rescue, the crash occurred about 3 miles west of C-470. A vehicle went off the highway, sliding about 100 feet into a ditch.
West Metro’s technical rescue team pulled two people out of the vehicle. Both were injured, with one suffering serious injuries. That person was taken to a hospital via a Flight for Life helicopter.
The Morrison Police Department is investigating the crash.
Highway 285 was closed while crews responded. It has since reopened.AlertMe