Monica Charles and Debra Williams killed in collision with fire vehicle at North Broadway and Speer Boulevard in Denver, Colorado

Modified Date: 
Thu, 02/11/2021 - 7:13am
Accident Date: 
Saturday, January 23, 2021

1 dead after crash involving Denver Fire vehicle

DFD said the rescue vehicle was using its lights and sirens as it responded to a report of smoke in a building, and that it had slowed to clear the intersection at the time of the crash.

Traffic Light Opticom System Focus Of Deadly Crash Between Denver Fire Vehicle, Sedan

Denver police are investigating the operation of a system that is supposed to change stoplights when an emergency vehicle approaches. One person was killed Saturday and two others injured when a fire vehicle collided with a Honda Civic in the middle of a busy intersection.

Driver Killed In Crash With Denver Fire Vehicle Identified As Monica Charles

Police are investigating the operation of a system that is supposed to change stoplights when an emergency vehicle approaches called Opticom.

Debra Williams Identified As Second Victim In Crash With Denver Fire Truck

Debra Williams, 53, was the passenger in a Honda Civic that was involved in a collision with a fire engine on Saturday, at the intersection of Speer Boulevard and Broadway. 

Denver man loses wife and daughter in crash with firetruck

However, now, Henry isn't sure where he'll end up. He's just trying to cope with the reality that the people he loved most in his life are now gone.

'Strong, independent and fearless': Family remembers mother and daughter killed in crash involving Denver Fire truck

As Charles attempted to instill some of that fearlessness ahead of the mother-daughter funeral on Wednesday, she was reminded of the fragility of life and encouraged everyone to try and embrace it.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Monica Charles
Debra Williams
Denver, CO
Denver, CO

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