A two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Wednesday at the intersection of 144th Avenue and Lowell Boulevard in Broomfield has left one man dead.
The 50-year-old victim was traveling westbound on 144th Avenue through the intersection around 4:57 p.m. when he collided with a Dodge Ram pickup truck pulling a large dump trailer traveling eastbound that was making a left turn onto northbound Lowell Boulevard on a yellow flashing arrow, according to the preliminary investigation by Broomfield Police Department.
The motorcyclist was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The BPD Traffic Unit assisted with the investigation. According to the department, speed, alcohol, or drugs do not appear to be factors in the crash.
The intersection was closed to traffic after the accident and reopened around 9:24 p.m., according to a tweet from the police department.
The victim’s identity has not been released.
Source: Broomfield Enterprise