Sunday crash near Del Mar Park in Aurora leaves one dead


AURORA | A five-car crash near Del Mar Park left one person dead Sunday afternoon.

The crash happened about 12:15 p.m. at Del Mar Circle West and East Sixth Avenue, near the northwestern edge of the park.

Aurora police said a Nissan sedan was northbound on Del Mar Circle when a GMC pickup truck eastbound on Sixth Avenue slammed into it. Those two vehicles then slammed into three others at the intersection, police said.

The driver of the Nissan, a woman whose name has not been releases, was rushed to a local hospital where he or she later died. Police said it isn’t clear of the Nissan driver died from injuries caused by the crash or if he or she had a medical condition contributing to the death.

Nobody in the other four vehicles was hurt, police said, and everyone involved stayed at the scene and is cooperating with police.

The names of the other motorists have also not been released.

Police said the crash remains under investigation.