Dec 3, 2009 7:13 PM by Bea Karnes

Ellicott Hwy now open after crash

Ellicott Highway at Jones Road is still closed following a vicious head-on collision that sent five people to the hospital, including three children.

The Colorado State Patrol reports that a 2005 Ford pickup and a 1975 Chevy van collided. Both drivers were airlifted to hospitals with critical injuries. Three children in the truck were sent to the hospital in ambulances. They were not seriously hurt.

A state trooper at the scene says the van crossed the center line into the path of the truck.

The crash happened just after 12:30 Thursday afternoon. The road opened around 5 p.m.



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