Accident, Rock Slide Closes I-70

DUMONT, Colo. (CBS4) – An accident and a rock slide caused significant traffic delays along Interstate 70 in Clear Creek County on Wednesday morning. All lanes were reopened about 10:30 a.m.

dumont rock slide Accident, Rock Slide Closes I 70

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The multi-vehicle accident happened at mile marker 237 near Dumont in the eastbound lanes of I-70. As of 9:30 a.m. one lane of traffic was getting by but there were major traffic delays in the area.

cdot i 70 Accident, Rock Slide Closes I 70

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There was a rock slide in the westbound lanes of I-70 in the same area that also caused traffic delays. One lane was open at 9:30 a.m.

dumont rock slide 1 Accident, Rock Slide Closes I 70

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It is unclear how many people were injured or what caused the multi-vehicle crash.

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