ISPD Responds to Fatal I-70 Crash 2/02/22

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ISPD Responds to Fatal Crash on I‐70
02/02/22

The Idaho Springs Police Department responded to a report of a crash on 02/02/22 at
approximately 1736 hours. Officers arrived and determined a 2020 Jeep Compass Trailhawk
was travelling eastbound near exit 241 and struck a semi‐truck that was broken down on the
shoulder of the roadway. A 33 year old female passenger was found to be deceased when
emergency responders arrived. A 34 year old male driver was transported to a Denver area
hospital for his injuries. The semi‐truck driver was in the cab of the truck at the time of the
crash and was not injured.


The accident is being investigated by ISPD with the assistance of the Colorado Highway Patrol.
There are no indications of driver impairment, and the accident remains under investigation by
ISPD and CSP. Further information will be provided at the conclusion of the investigation and
after next of kin have been fully notified.