Local news reported yesterday evening that a pedestrian traveling eastbound on westbound I-40 was killed in a tragic accident on December 28, 2015. According to KOAT, police advised that this was one of the most freakish accidents that they have ever seen.
Per APD, the pedestrian was walking along the shoulder of westbound I-40 when a set of dual wheels along with the rim separated from a semi truck’s trailer. The wheels hit the pedestrian, who suffered severe injuries and died at the scene. The pedestrian is unidentified at this time.
I-40 westbound at Coors Blvd was closed for several hours due to this fatal accident.
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