VAIL, Colo. (CBS4) – Interstate 70 WAs shut down in the mountains due to a serious crash.

The Colorado Department of Transportation says it happened in the eastbound lanes west of the tunnel.

The interstate was closed for approximately 30 minutes as a result of the accident. It reopened again shortly after 3 p.m., according to CDOT.


There is no word yet on the extent of injuries, if any, or details on the accident.