A driver going north in the southbound lanes on Interstate 25 early Saturday morning in Denver allegedly caused multiple crashes as other drivers tried to avoid them, police said.
Multiple vehicles, at least five, crashed near 8th Avenue on I-25 and five people were taken to the hospital, police said in a 4:59 a.m. Twitter post.
The driver going the wrong way crashed at Eighth Avenue and suffered serious injuries, police said.
The incident is being investigated as a DUI case along with reckless driving causing injury.
TRAFFIC: #Denver officers are investigating a multiple vehicle crash near 8th and SB I-25. Approximately 5 different vehicles involved. 5 people have been transported to the hospital with unknown extent of injuries. Investigation is ongoing. pic.twitter.com/2iK3oAKWRA
— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) October 16, 2021