A crash on southbound I-25 near the El Paso/Douglas County Rd. closed the lanes for more than an hour during heavy Memorial Day weekend traffic.
Drivers were detoured around the crash causing backups on the freeway. State Patrol says three cars were involved in the crash including a 2009 Nissan, 2009 Toyota and a 2012 GMC SUV.
The two people in the GMC were injured and taken to the hospital. A woman in that vehicle had life threatening injuries. The drivers of the other two cars were uninjured.