AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Aurora police say three people were killed and two others injured in an accident on Wednesday afternoon. Police responded to an area near Iliff Avenue and Buckley Road around 1:30 pm Offices believe the driver was ill and a doctor.
Police say the driver and two pedestrians were among the dead.
“Traffic inspectors are on site. They will inspect the area with electricity as well as the cause of the accident, “APD said on social media.
HIGHLIGHTS: Three were confirmed dead in the crash. Driver & couple on foot.
Two others were injured.
We are still working on consolidating information on how this collapse occurred.
– Aurora Police Dept 🇺🇸 (@AuroraPD) October 13, 2021
It is not known if the travelers were traveling, but police say they are not children.
Francisco Sauceo, Aurora police spokesman, says it appears the driver suffered from a medical problem, but it is unclear what type.
The driver headed west when they hit passersby on the way. Three pedestrians were beaten; two died and a third was taken to hospital for treatment.
Police say good Samaritans rushed to the victims to help until they began to respond when they arrived.
The driver was in a white van and had a passenger. The carrier was taken to hospital with minor injuries.
Westbound lanes of Iliff Avenue were closed until 5 p.m.