Boulder Police investigating double fatal vehicle crash

Posted on 07/27/2021 at 08:34 AM

The Boulder Police Department is investigating a two-vehicle crash on the Diagonal Highway that killed two people.

At approximately 11:20 p.m. on Monday, July 26, officers were called to the intersection of 34th Street and the Diagonal Highway for a report of a two-vehicle crash. A BMW sedan driving westbound on the Diagonal turned southbound at 34th Street in front of a Nissan Altima driving eastbound and was struck.

Two passengers in the BMW, a 53-year-old male and 56-year-old male, died at the scene. The driver of the BMW, a 79-year-old male, was taken to the hospital with critical injuries. The driver of the Altima, a 21-year-old male, was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The Diagonal Highway was closed in both directions from 30th Street to Foothills Parkway from the time of the crash until just after 6 a.m. today, July 27.

The Coroner’s Office will identify the victims and notify the next of kin.

At this time, officers are still investigating the cause of the crash.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to call Traffic Officer C. Shepherd at 303-419-9943 reference case 21-06561.