2 injured after car flies off highway ramp on US 36

WESTMINSTER, Colo. ( KDVR ) — At least two people were injured in an early morning crash that closed down the northbound U.S. 36 ramp in Westminster.

According to the Westminster Police Department, the crash happened at around 3 a.m. Tuesday. The Colorado Department of Transportation said that the westbound U.S. 36 entrance ramp from Westminster Promenade was closed.

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FOX31’s Jim Hooley arrived at the scene where multiple firefighters and emergency personnel were working the scene.

WPD said that a single car failed to complete the turn up the ramp and flew off into a nearby parking lot on the east side of U.S. 36.

Police have not provided an update on the victims’ conditions, but at least two people were transported to a local hospital.

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Almost 6 hours later, the westbound ramp had reopened. CDOT confirmed the scene was cleared.

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