Four seriously injured after Monday night crash

A car sits wrecked after an accident on Pitkin Ave.
A car sits wrecked after an accident on Pitkin Ave.(David Jones)
Published: Nov. 28, 2022 at 5:43 PM MST|Updated: Nov. 29, 2022 at 1:58 PM MST
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - The Grand Junction Police Department closed off Pitkin Avenue on Monday evening following a multi-car accident involving four cars and a forklift, according to the police.

Police say that the accident was initially caused when two cars slid into a parking lot before they struck two additional cars and a forklift. Speed is being treated as a factor in the early stages of the investigation, according to authorities.

Investigators said that four people in total were seriously hurt and taken to the hospital. At least one was an employee of a nearby business, according to eyewitnesses. Police also said that the crash caused a significant amount of property damage.

No other information is available at this time.

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