Two people including a child are dead and two more are injured after a head-on car crash on Sunday in Fort Collins.
According to Fort Collins Police, the wreck happened just before noon near the intersection of Harmony Road and Hinsdale Drive.
A 2005 Pontiac Vibe sedan was traveling west on Harmony Road when it crossed over the center turn lane and collided head-on with a 2001 Chevrolet truck traveling east on Harmony Road in the left through-lane.
The driver of the truck, a 42-year-old man from Fort Collins, was taken to Poudre Valley Hospital with moderate injuries.
In the Pontiac Vibe was the driver and two young children. The driver of the Vibe died at the scene. Both children were seriously injured and transported to Medical Center of the Rockies. One of the children died at the hospital.
Police are not releasing the ages or genders of the children, and the names of those killed will be released by the Larimer County Coroner’s Office after family has been notified.
Harmony Road was closed between Larkbunting Drive and Starflower Drive for approximately 5 hours while officers processed the scene. The team deployed a drone to map the scene as part of the investigative process.
Investigators are working with the Larimer County Coroner’s Office to determine if drugs or alcohol contributed to the collision. The investigation is continuing.
Anyone with information about the collision who has not already given a statement to police is asked to contact Officer Drew Jurkofsky at 970-416-2224.
People may also contact Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868 or www.stopcriminals.org. Callers can remain anonymous.