BYERS, Colo. (CBS4) – A semi truck and a car collided late Saturday morning in a fiery crash on Interstate 70.
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.READ MORE: Arturo Garcia Sentenced To 60 Years In Prison For Murder Of 18-Year-Old Ally Raber
The Colorado State Patrol said there were minor injuries in the crash.READ MORE: 'Little Slice Of Hell' Home Expected To Sell For $590,000 In Hot Colorado Market
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.MORE NEWS: 102-Year-Old Veteran In Denver Receives Overdue Medals For Service In WWII
The closure lasted all of Saturday afternoon, and one direction of the highway remained closed in the evening.