On the highway the truck crashed into a school bus, three trucks and 12 cars. There are dead

Yesterday, April 25, at Colorado highway I-70, white truck crashed into the traffic. In the accident, several people were killed and about 10 were injured.

The incident occurred just at a time when many were returning home from work. At the time of the accident traffic on I-70 was already slow due to an accident that occurred yesterday involving a school bus, semi-trailer and sedan.

As the press-Secretary of police of Lakewood tai countrymen, officers, firefighters and other employees of emergency services arrived at the scene immediately after receiving the call at 16:50.

«The car collided with a slower movement, which led to a very major accident with a chain reaction,» he told reporters countrymen, adding that after the collision started a fire.

According to him, the fire covered a total of three trucks and 12 cars. Ten injured were taken to local hospitals, said the countryman.

Around 21:00, the police tweeted that the crash killed several people, but did not name a specific number.

Firefighters still working some hot spots on I-70 at Denver West. In all, 6 patients from the multi-vehicle crash and resulting fire were transported. @ColoradoDOT engineers on scene to check the bridge stability. Firefighters also dealing with diesel fuel spill. pic.twitter.com/8pNg2yL1QP

— WestMetroFire (@WestMetroFire) April 26, 2019

According to the preliminary investigation, the driver lost control of the truck. The details of the incident are still being investigated.

One of the trucks was carrying lumber, so the flames quickly broke out. According to the Countryman, engineers from the transportation Department of Colorado inspected the overpass bridge for possible structural damage from fire. There are also road damage from the fire.

Highway blocked in both directions. Road to the East remained closed until late at night and can be closed during the morning rush hour.