Car Accident Claims the Life of a Child in Johnstown
A child has been killed and at least one of the two drivers involved in the accident is in critical condition on Thursday. According to the Reporter-Herald, the crash involving a Jeep and a semi occurred Thursday afternoon at the intersection of South County Road 1 and East County Road 18.
The driver of the Jeep had to be extracted from the vehicle due to the severe damage sustained in the crash. Johnstown Police officers arrived on the scene prior to EMS and pulled the child from the vehicle and attempted to resuscitate the child. Sadly, the attempts were unsuccessful and the child was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating the accident and no other information is available at this time.