Agents with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) continue to investigate an incident where a woman in the back of a patrol car was struck by a train near US85 and County Rd. 36, north of Platteville, just after 7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 16, 2022. She sustained Serious Bodily Injuries (SBI) and was taken to a Greeley hospital for treatment.
The woman has been identified as Yareni Rios-Gonzalez (age 20, Greeley) . She remains in a Greeley hospital with multiple injuries and is expected to survive.
No one else was injured during the incident.
As stated previously, this investigation is being managed in a bifurcated manner due to the many elements of the incident. The Ft. Lupton Police Department is handling the criminal investigation of the incidents leading up to the initial call for police assistance. The Colorado State Patrol is investigating the serious-injury traffic accident that occurred between the train and the Platteville Police Department patrol vehicle. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has been requested to investigate the Serious Bodily Injury to the individual while in police custody.
While specific details cannot be provided, CBI agents are actively investigating its portion of the case through interviews and a comprehensive review of evidentiary material from the scene.