Colorado drivers won’t be required to get snow tires to drive on Interstate 70 next winter, after all.
Police say a pickup driver who was involved in an accident on westbound I-70 at Airport Boulevard last month has died from his injuries, and police say it’s a result of distracted driving.
Three people are dead in three separate accidents on Denver metro area roads on Sunday. Two of the crashes involved motorcyclists and the third involved a pedestrian.
Police in Aurora investigated a deadly rollover crash that left one vehicle engulfed in flames early Saturday morning. The crash kept a portion of Interstate 225 and Interstate 70 closed for several hours.
A Colorado proposal to expand snow-tire requirements during winter months has hit a skid in the state Senate.
The Colorado Senate has approved a bill requiring winter drivers to have snow-appropriate tires during winter months on the state’s mountain highways.
Drivers traveling at night through the Interstate 70 mountain corridor can expect delays while crews install a fixed fire-suppression system in the Eisenhower-Johnson tunnels for 20 nights starting Monday, providing tunnel operators equipment to put out a fire in two minutes.
Police in Denver investigated whether winter driving conditions played a role in a deadly crash at Interstate 70 and Pecos early Friday morning.
Westbound lanes of Interstate 70 reopened just before 10 p.m. at Morrison Road after they were closed just after 8 p.m. Thursday.
After three accidents in the Denver metro area have been connected to road rage in just a span of four days, state troopers are advising drivers to avoid those situations.