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Massive 104 car pileup on icy roads in Denver kills one, injures dozens

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 7:22am MDT

An accident on icy roads south of Colorado Springs resulted in a vehicle rollover and was one of three significant multi-vehicle accidents on I-25.Icy roads Saturday morning led to a massive 104 car pileup on Interstate 25 through central Denver killing one person and injuring 30.

The chain reaction accident began just before 11:00 a.m. near University and Downing on the northbound side of the interstate. Cars, unable to stop on the ice and snow covered highway, began piling up.

One woman was killed in the accident. Her name is currently being withheld. The woman’s vehicle struck the back of a semitrailer, peeling the roof back as it lodged under the trailer.

Thirty people were injured and transported to area hospitals including Denver Health, St. Anthony’s and Swedish Medical Center. Among the injured were adults and children.

Read more about his incredible accident and check out the photos and video on Examiner.com

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