News Flash module icon

To see older press releases, visit our archived press release page.

News Flash

City of Brighton Press Releases

Posted on: August 31, 2021

Brighton Police respond to fatal crash

Police lights

On Saturday, August 28, 2021, at approximately 7:30 a.m., Brighton police officers were dispatched to Interstate 76 (I-76) between Eagle Blvd. and Bromley Lane for a rollover crash. The crash resulted in the death  of an adult female and adult male. Additionally, two other adults sustained serious injuries.    

The occupants were traveling from New York to Arizona in a Chevy Silverado Truck. The truck left the roadway, rolling several times. Three of the four occupants of the truck were ejected from the vehicle. Two of  those ejected died as a result of their injuries. One of the females died at the crash scene, and one of the adult  males died as he was being transported to a trauma center. The other two adults remain in the hospital with  serious injuries but stable conditions. The early stages of the investigation revealed possible fatigue and drugs  were factors in the crash.  

Names of the involved parties are being withheld at this point pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with information about this crash is urged to contact the Brighton Police Department at (303) 288-1535.  

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City of Brighton Press Releases

bike-to-work-day-burrito-bike-in-news-flash

Bike to Work Day set for September 22

Posted on: September 9, 2021
Police lights

Brighton Police investigate armed robbery

Posted on: September 2, 2021
Touch-A-Truck_NewsFlash

Touch-A-Truck returning on August 28

Posted on: July 26, 2021
partybusNF

Hop on Brighton’s pARTy Bus

Posted on: July 22, 2021
New-City-Attorney-NF

City Council hires new city attorney

Posted on: July 20, 2021
freddys-NF

Freddy’s coming soon to Brighton

Posted on: July 13, 2021
OasisLG-NF

Oasis still seeking lifeguards

Posted on: May 12, 2021
summerfest-nf

Summerfest coming June 5th

Posted on: May 7, 2021
speak qpr

SPEAK Week to offer QPR training

Posted on: April 9, 2021
SPEAK_Walk

SPEAK Week to kick off April 26

Posted on: April 2, 2021
garden-in-a-box-2-nF

Garden in a Box kits soon for sale

Posted on: February 5, 2021
CoronaVirus

Coronavirus (COVID-2019) Updates

Posted on: May 26, 2020
Police lights

Police investigating shooting

Posted on: December 23, 2020
Police lights

Armed carjacking

Posted on: December 21, 2020
xmas-tree-recycling

Go green and recycle your Christmas tree

Posted on: December 10, 2020
Virtual Turkey Trot 2020

2020 Turkey Trot 5K goes virtual

Posted on: October 14, 2020
Police lights

Arrest made in child abuse investigation

Posted on: September 22, 2020