A semi-trailer truck collision near Denver International Airport, closed Peña Boulevard to traffic for a number of hours on Thursday morning.
The collision occurred around 8:30 a.m. on the morning of July 8th, on Peña Boulevard between 56th Avenue and Tower Road.
According to the Denver Police Department, a parked vehicle that was waiting for a tow truck was struck by a semi-trailer that afterwards burst into flames.
Two people were evaluated for injuries after the collision, including possible smoke inhalation. No further information on who was responsible for the crash, or the extent of any injuries was available as of the time of this writing.
While one lane of traffic was opened about an hour and a half after the collision, Peña Boulevard did not open up fully to traffic until around noon.
The police are continuing to investigate.
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