Multiple People Killed After Vehicles Catch Fire I-70 EB near Denver West

**UPDATE** 10a 4/26/19

CDOT has closed both sides of I-70 Eastbound and Westbound around the area of the crash until at least Saturday morning.

The driver of the semi that caused the crash has been identified as Rogel Lazaro Aguilera.

28 total vehicles were involved in the crash. 24 cars and 4 semis.

Lakewood PD has confirmed 4 fatalities in the crash.

The driver, Rogel Lazaro Aguilera has been charged with 4 counts of vehicular homicide.

 

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Multiple people were killed in a fiery crash yesterday evening on I-70 EB near Denver West Parkway.

The crash involved approximately 15 vehicles and more than one person was killed.

In the footage below you can see crews trying to extinguish the flames.

 

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A local YouTuber by the name Burger Planet captured footage as the semi that caused the crash flew by.

 

**UPDATE** 8a 4/26/19

The scene of the crash Friday morning with flames extinguished.

The driver of the semi that caused the crash survived with minor injuries & was taken into custody and is being held with probable cause to charge him with multiple counts of vehicular homicide.

 

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