x
Breaking News
More () »

Highway 6 in Clear Creek Canyon closed after crash

The highway was closed after a van hit a pedestrian near Tunnel 1 in the canyon.

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colorado — Highway 6 in Clear Creek Canyon was closed Thursday morning after a vehicle hit a pedestrian, according to Colorado State Patrol (CSP).

The crash was reported to CSP at about 6:40 a.m., according to Master Trooper Gary Cutler with CSP.

The pedestrian was conscious and breathing, Cutler said. The condition of the driver involved in the crash is unknown.

>Video above: Sky9 over the scene of the crash on Highway 6, Thursday morning.

The crash happened near Tunnel 1 in the canyon, Cutler said.

Sky9 was over the scene and saw the vehicle involved had gone down an embankment and landed on a trail below.

Highway 6 was closed at Highway 93 as crews were on scene. Cutler did not have an estimate on how long the road would be closed Thursday morning.

RELATED: 2 pickups go off US 6 in Clear Creek Canyon in same area, less than two hours apart

RELATED: U.S. 6 back open in Clear Creek Canyon after fatality

SUGGESTED VIDEOSLatest from 9NEWS 

MORE WAYS TO GET 9NEWS 

Subscribe to our daily 9NEWSLETTER for top stories from 9NEWS curated daily just for you. Get content and information right now for can’t-miss stories, Next and Broncos content, weather and more delivered right to your inbox.   

DOWNLOAD THE 9NEWS APP
iTunes: http://on9news.tv/itunes
Google Play: http://on9news.tv/1lWnC5n  

HOW TO ADD THE 9NEWS APP TO YOUR STREAMING DEVICE 

ROKU: add the channel from the ROKU store or by searching for KUSA. 

For both Apple TV and Fire TV, search for "9news" to find the free app to add to your account. Another option for Fire TV is to have the app delivered directly to your Fire TV through Amazon.