6th Ave. reopened after 100-car pileup

The massive wreck came hours after the city’s first official snowfall.

A man runs across the W. 6th Ave. overpass as a tow truck prepares to move a wrecked car on Nov. 4, 2022.

A man runs across the W. 6th Ave. overpass as a tow truck prepares to move a wrecked car on Nov. 4, 2022.

Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite

Update: We talked to motorists, tow truck drivers and onlookers involved in today’s massive pileup. Read our full story here.

Our original story follows below.

 


 

East and westbound lanes on 6th Ave. have reopened between N. Federal Blvd. to N. Kalamath St. Avenue, where a 100-car, early morning pileup heavily disrupted traffic following Thursday night’s snowfall.

Denver Police say that no serious injuries were reported. The crash was first reported to police at around 5:40 a.m.

Inoperable vehicles and those whose drivers were taken to nearby hospitals are being towed to Lot C at Empower Field.  Police haven’t provided details on the severity of injuries to those taken to the hospital.

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