GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) — Colorado State Patrol responded to a call that started off as a single D.U.I. crash at the intersection of D 1/2 Road and Panda Loop just before 8:00 Thursday evening. According to officers on scene, the driver who caused the crash hit the corridor at the intersection, which escalated to back-to-back fender benders, resulting in three cars totaled.

CSP shares that the driver identified for the initial crash fled the scene, but was apprehended roughly a mile away.

Complaints of injuries are mentioned but none have been reported.