It was on April 25, 2019, that Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, a twenty-three-year-old semi-truck driver from Texas caused a wreck that resulted in the deaths of four and the injuries of six. Aguilera-Mederos attempted to slam on his breaks when he realized that traffic was slowing and stopping for another wreck on I-70 in Lakewood Colorado.
Tragically, diesel fuel was spilled and caught fire, engulfing several cars. Several vehicles were destroyed, and even the road was so severely damaged that portions of the interstate had to be closed down for repairs and to ensure that safe travel could be resumed. The black smoke was seen for miles. Read more