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Five people have been injured after a semi-tractor trailer hauling asphalt oil collided with several other vehicles, sending two of them into Clear Creek.
Authorities say the semi collided with a Jeep early Wednesday and at least one other vehicle hit the tanker, which rolled over. Two vehicles ended up on frozen ice on the river.
Two people are said to be suffering from critical injuries, and one person suffered minor injuries. All of the victims were taken to an area hospital.
Our sister station in Denver tells 11 News the tanker has been leaking oil into the river, which hardened as it hit the ice. Several agencies are on scene working to clear the spill.
Hazardous material crews are working to clean up the oil spill.
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