A police officer in Denver was struck as he was investigating another crash.
It was a tough drive along Interstate 70 Sunday morning after a winter storm left icy patches along the highway. Those slick spots are being blamed for numerous crashes.
Saturday’s storm made traveling on Colorado’s roads treacherous all day and into the night.
More than 50 vehicles have been caught up in crashes on Interstate 70 as heavy snow and wind move through the Colorado mountains.
Another day of heavy snowfall in the mountains has crews working around the clock to keep roads clear for traffic.
Two people are dead after a tractor-trailer and a pickup collided in eastern Colorado.
The Colorado Department of Transportation closed all lanes of Interstate 70 east of Aurora on Wednesday afternoon because of adverse winter driving conditions.
The project to add an extra lane east bound I-70 through the Twin Tunnels is now expected to cost $100 million. Originally the project was estimated to cost $60 million dollars.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is trying something new to keep traffic moving at the Eisenhower-Johnson Tunnel on Interstate 70 and keep the tunnel clear, even during peak times.
Colorado transportation officials are planning to try traffic cycling to untangle weekend traffic jams at the Eisenhower Tunnel on Interstate 70.