Car Crash Closes Colorado Ave.

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Ccolorado Avenue was shut down Monday night, on the edge of Old Colorado City, after a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed slammed into a tree, and then hit a parked car.

It happened near the intersection of 13th Street.

Police say the driver was ejected, and the passenger had to be extricated from the car.

Both were taken to Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

Police also say they found a gun in the middle of the road after the accident.

It was in a briefcase that was also thrown from the vehicle