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49-car pileup leaves 17 injured in Denver

Posted at 7:41 PM, Feb 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-17 10:31:56-05

DENVER – After snow hit the Denver area Saturday afternoon, a crash involving 49 vehicles on Pena Boulevard shut down a stretch of the road heading towards Denver International Airport.

Denver PD said 17 people in total were injured in the pile-up. Three were treated and released at the scene and the 14 others were transported to area hospitals with what PD said appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.

Pena Boulevard was closed following the crashes. Denver PD said it will reopen around 8 p.m.

No citations will be issued.