One person died in a five-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 76 at Sable Boulevard in Brighton.

The crash happened about 3 p.m., shutting down the highway in both directions, said Trooper Josh Lewis, a State Patrol spokesman.

Several people involved in the collision were injured, including three who were taken to a hospital, Brighton Fire Rescue said in a tweet.

At 7:50 p.m., the Colorado Department of Transportation announced that the highway reopened in both directions.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.