GLENWOOD CANYON, Colo. (CBS4) — Colorado State Patrol responded to a multi-vehicle crash with injuries on a stretch of Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon Monday. The interstate was closed for several hours due to the crash and all lanes reopened at 2 p.m.

(credit: CSP Eagle)

According to the CSP Eagle tweet, I-70 is closed in both directions due to a 17-vehicle crash, involving 15 cars and two commercial vehicles. At least two people were taken to the hospital to treat injuries, but their statuses were unknown. CSP received the report of the pileup near mile marker 120 in eastbound lanes around 9:45 a.m.

(credit: Colorado State Patrol)

Drivers were advised to avoid the area if possible. All lanes reopened at 2 p.m.

Jack Lowenstein