NORTHGLENN, Colo. (KDVR) – A man died on scene, and a woman was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after their vehicle lost control early Sunday morning in Northglenn.
Neither the man nor woman was wearing a seatbelt and alcohol is being investigated as a contributing factor, police said.
Around 1:45 a.m., the Northglenn Police Department responded to 100th Place and Croke Drive on the report of an injury accident.
A preliminary investigation revealed that a four-door sedan was traveling eastbound on 100th Place at a high rate of speed when the vehicle lost control and ran into a retaining wall on the left side of the roadway.
The vehicle was sent airborne, hitting a telephone pole and a parked car, before rolling several times.
Both occupants were ejected from the vehicle. One male, 49, was pronounced dead on scene and one female, 42, was transported to a local area hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The Northglenn Critical Accident Investigation Team is currently investigating the incident. Alcohol is being investigated as a contributing factor.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to please contact Officer Dan Shube at email@example.com.