2 killed in Thornton crash involving motorcycle

KUSA - Both the man driving a motorcycle and his passenger were killed Wednesday afternoon in a crash at a busy Thornton intersection. 

Thornton Police tweeted the crash happened at East 121st Avenue and Colorado Boulevard at around midday. 

The motorcycle driver ran a red light while heading south on Colorado, according to Thornton Police. Neither he nor his passenger, who was also a man, have been identified. One died at the scene, and the other died at a hospital.

No one in the other vehicle, an SUV, was injured.

A spokesperson for the police department says there is no indication that drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.

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