Nine injured in accident near Denver airport

An off-site parking shuttle rolled near Peña Boulevard and 78th Avenue on Dec. 18, 2017, sending nine people to the hospital.
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Nine people have been taken to a hospital after a rollover bus crash on Peña Boulevard, a Denver Police Department spokesman said.

#TRAFFIC: #DPD investigating a single vehicle, rollover crash at outbound Pena Boulevard and 78th. Three parties transported to the hospital, conditions unknown. #Denver pic.twitter.com/VnUom8qp53

— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) December 18, 2017

The accident involved a bus that belongs to The Parking Spot, an airport parking service, police spokesman Sonny Jackson said. The accident happened near Peña Boulevard and East 78th Avenue. The road, which leads to Denver International Airport, is open but delays are expected.

The conditions of the injured are not known at this time.

Traffic investigators are in the early stages of figuring out what happened, Jackson said. They are interviewing witnesses at the scene.

“We don’t have a clear picture of what happened just yet,” Jackson said.

This story is developing and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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