Multi-car accident closes I-70 for lengthy stretch Friday afternoon
A multi-car accident Friday afternoon around 1 p.m. at exit 97 near the town of Silt caused major delays on Interstate 70, closing parts of the heavily-congested roadway for nearly four hours.
Commuters were redirected onto U.S. Highway 6 before the eastbound lanes were reopened around 2:30 p.m. Westbound lanes were fully opened at 4:30 p.m. after first responders were able to clean up the accident.
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Crews worked for more than an hour extinguishing the blaze. No one was injured in the fire.