6-car crash at 38th and Kipling injures 3

Witnesses said the white truck on the tow bed ran a red light, causing the six-vehicle accident in Wheat Ridge on May 28, 2014. (Photo: KDVR/Joshua Hans)

Witnesses said the white truck on the tow bed ran a red light, causing the six-vehicle accident in Wheat Ridge on May 28, 2014. (Photo: KWGN/Joshua Hans)

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — Three people were taken to the hospital after an accident that involved multiple cars at 38th Avenue and Kipling Street in Wheat Ridge Wednesday morning.

At 8:12 a.m. Wednesday, the Wheat Ridge Police Department tweeted that a six-vehicle crash had been reported at the intersection of 38th Avenue and Kipling Street.

Police asked motorists to avoid the area while they investigated and cleaned up the accident.

Witnesses told Channel 2 News’ Joshua Hans that a white truck ran a red light, prompting the multi-car collision.

Three individuals were transported to a nearby hospital, two via ambulance and one was driven to the hospital by her husband, Hans said — one victim had to be cut out of a minivan.

Hans reported that a few of the victims might have broken bones, but none appeared to have life-threatening injuries.

Police reopened the intersection shortly after 9:30 a.m.