GLENWOOD CANYON, Colo. (CBS4) – Eastbound lanes on Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon reopened Saturday morning after 12 hours of crash cleanup. Colorado State Patrol responded to a “major” crash involving a semi-truck at around 1:45 p.m. on Friday.
They estimated the closure would last 12 hours. The Colorado Department of Transportation announced the interstate reopened at around 1:50 a.m. on Saturday. CSP Master Trooper Gary Cutler told CBS4 that a “semi pulling an RV” was involved, but could not be more specific.READ MORE: Shooting Outside Aurora Apartment Injures Mom And Child Inside Unit
At least one vehicle was upside down and laying perpendicular to the lanes. Cutler said one driver was transported to a Vail hospital. There was no word on that person’s condition.READ MORE: Parade, Concerts & More: Juneteenth Celebrations Underway In Denver
A HAZMAT team was deployed to deal with a small fuel leak from a saddle tank from one vehicle involved.MORE NEWS: Lightning Sparks Over 20 New Wildfires In Extreme Southwest Colorado On Friday
It’s still not clear what caused the crash.