GEORGETOWN, Colo. (CBS4) – A semi rolled over on Interstate 70 in Colorado’s high country Friday morning, forcing a complete shutdown of the eastbound lanes for several hours.
A large amount of lumber on the road spilled out behind the semi, which tipped on its side and blocked all of the eastbound lanes.READ MORE: Hazy Skies Over Downtown Denver Could Become A Regular Thing During The Summer
The crash happened at approximately 8:10 a.m. near the Georgetown exit, and eastbound Interstate 70 was closed at the Silver Plume exit. A few hours later one lane was open again.READ MORE: Boulder, Fox And Aggie Theaters Ask For Proof Of COVID Vaccine Or Negative COVID Test
No one was seriously hurt in the crash.
So far it’s not clear why the truck fell over.MORE NEWS: Debris Flow Onto I-70 Was So Powerful, It Diverted The Flow Of The Colorado River
All eastbound lanes were reopened to traffic by 5 p.m. Friday.