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I-270 Reopened After Pursuit & Crash In Adams County

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) - Part of Interstate 270 in Adams County was closed Wednesday afternoon after a chase and two crashes, one involving an Adams County Sheriff's deputy. The lanes were reopened at around 3:30 p.m.

The situation started with a call about a possibly stolen vehicle at Valley High Motel.

AdCo deputy vehicle hit on 270 pic 2 (ACSO)
(credit: Adams County)

Sheriff's officials say the suspect backed into a deputy at the motel and then left the scene. Other deputies chased the suspect. The sheriff's office says the deputy will be okay.

Officials say the suspect drove on the eastbound shoulder of the interstate and hit a civilian's car. No injuries were reported.

AdCo deputy vehicle hit on 270 pic 1 (ACSO)
(credit: Adams County)

The suspect is now in custody.

 

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