PARKER, Colo. — A car accident at Jordan Road and Main Street in Parker Saturday afternoon forced police to shut down Jordan Road in both directions, according to the Parker Police Department.
Shortly before 3 p.m. Saturday, Parker police tweeted that Jordan Road had been closed north and southbound due to a car crash.
Injury accident at Main and Jordan. North and southbound Jordan shut down. Please use alternative routes.
— Parker Police Dept. (@ParkerPolice) March 8, 2014
Police advised motorists to take alternative routes.
In a Facebook post, police later reported that several involved parties had been transported to a nearby hospital, and northbound Jordan Road remained closed at Main Street.
Shortly before 5:15 p.m., Parker police tweeted that the accident had been cleared and Jordan Road was open in both directions.
The accident at Main and Jordan has been cleared and the intersection is open. #ParkerPolice
— Parker Police Dept. (@ParkerPolice) March 9, 2014
Police could only confirm that five people had been transported to a nearby hospital and, as of 5:20 p.m. did not have updates on their conditions.