Small plane crashes into guardrail after running off runway, onto road in Broomfield

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BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- A small plane ran off a runway and crashed into a guardrail on West 120th Avenue in Broomfield Wednesday night.

According to North Metro Fire Rescue, the incident occurred shortly before 8 p.m. near Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport.

It is unknown whether the Cessna was trying to land or take off.

The pilot was taken to a hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening. North Metro did not say whether anyone else was aboard the plane.

120th was closed while authorities were at the scene.

The plane was removed from the area shortly after 10 p.m.

The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.

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