Large Pileup Snarls Traffic On I-70 During Morning Commute

The scene from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

The scene from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

DENVER (CBS4) – A large pileup occurred Monday morning on Interstate 70 near Quebec.

In all 14 cars slammed into one another on the eastbound lanes. Nobody was seriously injured but it made a mess out of the morning commute.

Police said they were making a felony drug possession arrest on the shoulder of a nearby offramp and someone may have been distracted by the police activity, which may have contributed to the pileup.

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