Two killed in head-on crash in Douglas County

Posted at 4:28 PM, May 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-20 18:28:36-04

Two people were killed and three others suffered serious injuries in a head-on crash on Highway 83 in Douglas County Sunday afternoon.

Colorado State Patrol said a white 2016 Ford F-150 and a black 2003 Toyota SUV hit each other, killing both adults in the SUV. Two people in the truck and a child in the SUV were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Highway 83 was closed in both directions from about 12:30 p.m. until about 4:15 p.m. The crash happened south of Jones Road between Franktown and the El Paso County line.

Details about what led up to the crash and the identities of those killed have not yet been released.