LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Northbound lanes of Interstate 25 reopened just before 5 p.m. after they were closed for hours on Tuesday afternoon for a multi-vehicle crash that involved semis. The closure was northbound at mile marker 255 near Thompson River Ranch, south of Loveland.
Loveland Fire Authority says more than 17 vehicles were involved; three semi tractor trailers, five large vehicles and multiple small passenger vehicles.READ MORE: Colorado Senate: Initial OK To Easing Child Abuse Lawsuits
The anticipated closure was expected to be at least 4 hours. What caused the crash is being investigated, but it was snowing at the time and some roads were reportedly slick and icy in spots.
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Colorado State Patrol (CSP) & other emergency responders are on the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on I-25 just south of Loveland. Semis and passenger vehicles involved. At least 6 taken to hospital. NB & some of SB lanes closed.
Photos courtesy of Larimer CSP.#LovelandColorado pic.twitter.com/YmFIOedJD1
— Loveland, Colorado (@CityofLoveland) January 26, 2021
Six people were taken to the hospital. No fatalities according to the Colorado State Patrol.
Some southbound lanes were closed during the crash investigation and cleanup.
NB I25 mile marker 255: multivehicle crash including semis, multiple parties transported, no fatalities, anticipated closure for possibly 4 hours, frontage road also closed. Detour H402 but avoid area if possible. SB open. https://t.co/BLT0BkOiYZ
— Colorado State Patrol (@CSP_News) January 26, 2021MORE NEWS: 11-Year-Old Boy Shot In Aurora Sunday Night