Two Killed and Three Injured in Car Crash near I-70 and I-225; Ernie Crawley Arrested
AURORA, CO (February 18, 2018) – On Sunday morning around 1:30 AM, two people were killed in a car accident on Interstate 70 near Interstate 225.
Ernie Crawley, 39, was driving in a sedan on the left lane, when he crossed the line and crashed into a car in the center lane. Both cars rolled from the impact of the crash.
21-year-old Sean Moler and 24-year-old Brandi Wilson died on the scene of the accident. It was determined that they died of blunt force injuries caused in the crash. Crawley and his female passenger, and another person in the other car were injured and transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. There is no update on their condition at this time.
The interchange was shut down for several hours until around 6 AM, while officials investigated the scene. The identity of the two other people injured in the fatal accident have not yet been released.
Crawley was arrested and held for investigation of vehicular homicide. According to police, the man was slurring his speech, had bloodshot eyes and bad balance, and his breath smelled strongly of alcohol. He requested a blood test, that ended up confirming that he was at fault.
A GoFundMe page was set up to help the Wilson family with memorial costs.
Heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Sean Moler and Brandi Wilson. May they rest in peace.
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