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.
Two people injured, one seriously, after their vehicle went off Highway 285, sliding about 100 feet into a ditch. Our technical rescue team pulled them out, one person was taken to the hospital by Flight for Life. Morrison PD investigating the crash- about 3 miles west of 470. pic.twitter.com/Lvh0canpoT
— WestMetroFire (@WestMetroFire) March 16, 2019