Colorado State Police (CSP) are asking eastbound truck drivers to wait it out after a serious crash involving a semi truck and a tow truck.
The crash occurred around 1:45 p.m. three miles east of Georgetown, Colorado.
CSP says that a tow truck and semi truck were involved in a collision on eastbound I-70 at mile marker 231.
Critical injuries have been reported.
A diesel fuel spill was also reported.
Troopers have not provided information on the cause of the crash.
CSP’s Eagle Division reports that eastbound I-70 is closed at Exit 205 in Silverthorne.
Eastbound U.S. 6 is also closed at mile marker 217.
“Eastbound Semi’s – Find a chain station and Wait It Out,” CSP tweeted.
Troopers say that drivers should expect significant delays for an extended period.
Eastbound Semi’s – Find a chain station and Wait It Out
EASTBOUND I-70 IS BEING CLOSED IN SILVERTHORNE
EASTBOUND US 6 IS BEING CLOSED FROM KEYSTONE
Semi vs Tow Truck / Tow Truck Driver
* Critical Injuries
* Diesel Fuel Spill
— CSP Eagle (@CSP_Eagle) August 26, 2021