Fort Collins police investigate Vine Drive crash that caused serious injuries



A crash in north Fort Collins on Tuesday night sent one person to the hospital with serious injuries and closed Vine Drive for about six hours.

The crash, around 10:30 p.m., involved three vehicles on Vine Drive between Lemay Avenue and Timberline Road, according to Fort Collins Police Services.

A 48-year-old man driving a 1995 Subaru Legacy sedan was traveling westbound on Vine Drive when the car collided with a westbound 2008 Chrysler Town and Country minivan, driven by a 49-year-old female, police said. The Subaru then collided with a 2013 Dodge Dart in the eastbound lanes driven by an 18-year-old male.

An adult passenger seated in the Subaru was transported to Medical Center of the Rockies with serious injuries. The drivers of all three vehicles had minor injuries.

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The Fort Collins Police Services CRASH Team (Collision Reconstruction and Scene Handling) Team investigated, and the road was closed for about 6 hours, according to police, who are investigating whether speed, drugs, or alcohol were factors in the collision.

Anyone with information about the collision who has not already given a statement to police is asked to contact Officer Ken Koski at 970-416-2229.

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