BYERS, Colo. (CBS4) – A semi truck and a car collided late Saturday morning in a fiery crash on Interstate 70.

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Both directions of the interstate were closed at 11:30 a.m. after the crash, which happened between Byers and Deer Trail east of Aurora.

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The Colorado State Patrol said there were minor injuries in the crash.

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Fuel spilled from the semi and lit some grasses nearby on fire.

Investigators are checking into possible tire failure as a cause of the crash.

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The closure lasted all of Saturday afternoon, and one direction of the highway remained closed in the evening.