Westbound I-70 reopens near De Beque following fiery semi-truck crash over the weekend
The crash occurred early Sunday morning
DE BEQUE, Colo. (KKCO) - Westbound I-70 near De Beque is back open after being closed since Sunday following a fiery semi-truck crash that prompted a hazmat response.
According to officials, the truck was carrying flammable adhesives, and the area had to be cleaned up for the interstate to reopen.
The crash occurred Sunday around 3:30 a.m. near Mile Marker 62. Traffic was being diverted since Sunday via Exit 62 and picking up on Colorado Highway 65 before reentering onto westbound I-70.
The driver of the semi was not injured in the crash but was given a citation.
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