Complete Aurora, CO accident reports and news.

State: 
Colorado
Date: 
Sun, 08/24/2014
City: 
Aurora, CO
State: 
Colorado

Two cars were traveling westbound on East Colfax Avenue near Macon Street in the left lane when a man suspected of drunk driving was traveling eastbound on the wrong side of the road.Investigators said excessive speed was suspected as a factor in the crash.

Date: 
Sun, 03/23/2014
City: 
Aurora, CO
State: 
Colorado

A 17-year-old boy was killed after the car he was driving was slammed into by the driver of an SUV, later identified as Ever Olivos-Gutierrez, 40, who is suspected of running a red light at a high rate of speed, Aurora Police said Monday morning.

The accident happened about 12:15 a.m. at East Colfax Avenue and Dayton Street, closing Colfax for 5 1/2 hours. Aurora Police later identified the teen as Juan Carlos Dominguez-Palomino of Aurora.

Dozens of people, including family and friends of the young man, gathered to remember him late Monday night at the scene of the crash.

Date: 
Tue, 03/18/2014
City: 
Aurora, CO
State: 
Colorado

The Aurora Police are on the scene after a small plane crashed near Otero Drive and East Phillips Place Wednesday afternoon.

The only person on board on the plane, later identified as Gregory Dirk Pelley, 53, was killed, according to South Metro Fire Rescue Authority.

On Twitter, police asked the public to stay out of the area. The crash was originally reported to be in Aurora, but later determined to be in Douglas County.

Witnesses stated that the plane was performing stunts before the crash.

Date: 
Wed, 02/26/2014
City: 
Aurora, CO
State: 
Colorado

A single-vehicle crash with injury has traffic on I-225 in Aurora tied into a knot.

The crash happened about 6:30 a.m. when the driver of an SUV tried to get on I-225 northbound, from the Parker Road ramp, and the vehicle slammed into a jersey barrier, said Lt. Jeff Turner, an Aurora Police Department spokesman.

The force of the collision, which was in a construction zone, pushed the barrier into a traffic lane.

The driver of the SUV was taken to a local hospital with injuries, which do not appear to be life threatening, Turner said.

Date: 
Wed, 02/12/2014
City: 
Aurora, CO
State: 
Colorado

Aurora emergency crews are on the scene of a five car-semi truck crash that also sparked a brush fire along Interstate 70.

Eastbound I-70 at Peña Boulevard will be closed for up to two hours, said an Aurora police spokesman.

The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. Thursday on eastbound I-70 near Airport Boulevard, police said.

Multiple people were injured, but the extent was not immediately clear, Amsler said.

One of the cars hit a power box, which caused an additional fire, police said

Date: 
Sat, 02/01/2014
City: 
Aurora, CO
State: 
Colorado

Police in Aurora shut down the southbound lanes of Interstate 225 on Sunday night after a car struck and killed a pedestrian and then drove off.

The crash happened at approximately 8:30 p.m. and the car involved was located sometime after that in a different location. The driver was described as being a female.

The highway was shut down for several hours from Interstate 70 to Colfax.

The name of the victim so far hasn’t been released.

Date: 
Thu, 01/02/2014
City: 
Aurora, CO
State: 
Colorado

Aurora police are investigating an auto-pedestrian accident.

The accident happened just after 10 p.m. on Friday at East Quincy and Buckley. Police say a Mazda minivan ran a red light and crashed into a Toyota SUV. The crash caused the minivan to veer into a crosswalk where a man was walking.

The victim is in critical condition with life threatening injures.

Neither of the drivers were hurt and both cars stayed on scene.

Date: 
Sat, 12/28/2013
City: 
Aurora, CO
State: 
Colorado

Aurora police are investigating after a case of illegal street racing sent three to the hospital.

The incident happened around midnight Sunday on Smith Road and Ensenada. The three people who were sent to the hospital were not part of the street racing.

Police believe there were multiple cars street racing westbound down Smith Road when a BMW struck a Honda that was making a turn. All three in the Honda were sent to the hospital.

Date: 
Sat, 11/30/2013
City: 
Aurora, CO
State: 
Colorado

Police in Aurora say a fatal crash that took place late Sunday night might have been a hit-and-run.

A woman was found in the road at East 4th Way and Kenton Street at approximately 10:19 p.m. The woman was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Witnesses told police they saw a tan or beige Chrysler or Dodge minivan near the scene. Police have since talked to the driver of the minivan and said he wasn’t involved.

Police say if a vehicle was involved it may have front end damage.

The name of the victim has not been released.