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Icy Roads, Snow Likely To Blame For Series Of Crashes On Highway 285

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)- Icy roads and snowy conditions, combined with drivers traveling too fast for the conditions, are likely to blame for a series of crashes on Highway 285 in Aspen Park on Wednesday morning.

Just after 7 a.m. two RTD buses with a total of 30 passengers were involved in a crash with seven vehicles. One person was rushed to the hospital. No one on board the bus was injured.

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(credit: Brian Elander)

There were several other crashes in the area of Highway 285 and South Turkey Creek Road with a total of 20 vehicles involved.

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating.

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