Semi Driver Crashes Into Gate To Get Onto I-70

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– A semi truck driver crashed into a closure gate to get onto Interstate 70 after it was closed due to blizzard conditions on Friday morning.

State troopers said he rammed his big rig into the road closure gate to get around it at the entrance to eastbound I-70 from E-470.

truck bashes barrier 1 from csp castle rock tweet Semi Driver Crashes Into Gate To Get Onto I 70

(credit: Colorado State Patrol)

The driver was arrested and is facing charges.

Parts of I-70 were closed east of the Denver metro area on Friday as blizzard conditions moved across Colorado.

truck bashes barrier 2 from csp castle rock tweet Semi Driver Crashes Into Gate To Get Onto I 70

(credit: Colorado State Patrol)

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