According to the Jefferson County Sheriff, several passengers were injured in a hot air balloon crash at Chatfield State Park outside Denver on Sunday morning.
Three passengers were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, and three others are okay, the sheriff tweeted. The crash is believed to have been caused by a strong gust of wind.
From Chatfield State Park where a hot air balloon crashed to the SW of the gravel ponds. pic.twitter.com/vzMmgA07uq
— CPW NE Region (@CPW_NE) June 20, 2021