One person is dead and five were injured in a traffic accident.
Just before 2 p.m. this afternoon, deputies were called to investigate a three car traffic accident on Chalkville Mountain Road near Galloway Drive. Jefferson County deputies revealed that a Ford Taurus was traveling west on Chalkville Mountain Road when it crossed the center lane and collided with a GMC Sierra pickup truck. The truck collided with a SUV.
The driver of the Taurus was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver and a child in the pickup truck suffered non-life threatening injuries and were transported to area hospitals. The driver and two children in the SUV also suffered non-life threatening injuries and were transported to area hospitals.
The accident remains under investigation. The names of those involved are being withheld pending notification of family members.