Auto vs. tree accident injures 3 seriously, kills driver 12/18/14

12/18/14 Aurora, CO – Photo Exclusive: A terrible auto vs. tree accident this evening has seriously injured 3 male car occupants and claimed the life of the female driver.  The one-car fatal crash occurred around 8PM this evening on East Alameda Ave. just west of S. Potomac street.  According to Aurora Police traffic investigators the black sedan was east-bound on Alameda when it jumped a curb and then slammed into a tree.  The female driver was killed and pronounced dead on the scene.  Her 3 male passengers were transported to area hospitals.  Police say speed is likely a factor in the crash.  The cops also state that none of the car’s occupants were likely wearing seat belts.  The scene has been cleared for the night but the accident will remain under investigation.  East bound Alameda Ave. was closed for almost 4 hours for the accident investigation.  Police have not yet released the name of the woman who was killed.  In this photo exclusive you can see the severe damage to the black sedan which struck the tree.  Shane Anthony reporting AuroraNews1.com

This car struck a tree killing the female driver and sending 3 males to local hospitals.  Exclusive Photo by Shane Anthony AuroraNews1.com

This car struck a tree killing the female driver and sending 3 males to local hospitals. Exclusive Photo by Shane Anthony AuroraNews1.com

Below is a photo exclusive of the fatal auto vs. tree crash that injured 3 and claimed the life of 1 tonight.  Click on any image to launch slideshow.  Photos by Shane Anthony AuroraNews1.com Copyright 2014

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2 Responses to Auto vs. tree accident injures 3 seriously, kills driver 12/18/14

  1. Tyson Parrish says:

    I can’t stop thinking about my friend. I love you and I know you knew it. RIP MY FRIEND DESJA MANUEL

  2. Steve says:

    Scary stuff, no seat belts, speeding….senseless.

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