A driver died Friday night in northern Colorado in a collision with a Wellington Fire truck.
Wellington Fire Protection District Engine 1 was responding to an incident on I-25 when it “was struck by another vehicle” going north on the highway, according to the fire department.
No firefighters were injured. The highway was closed in both directions at Owl Canyon.
The fire department announced the driver’s death on Twitter at 8:52 p.m.
— Wellington Fire (@WellingtonFire1) February 10, 2018
The name of the driver was not released Friday night.
The fire department urged driver in the area to use caution on the “slick” roads.
Before noon on Friday, Wellington fire Tweeted about freezing drizzle in the area, urging drivers to use caution.
Winter weather is moving into northern Colorado. Freezing drizzle is making for slick road condition on I-25. Please drive with extra caution if you are heading out today. pic.twitter.com/EQGddMnt5Q
— Wellington Fire (@WellingtonFire1) February 9, 2018