Northbound Interstate 25 open in Fountain after cattle truck crash

Crash involved a semi-truck and 2 other cars

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. - Northbound I-25 is open near Fountain after a crash involving a semi-truck with a trailer carrying about 90 calves.

The semi-truck was going southbound when it blew a tire, crossed the median and hit a guardrail around 11:30 p.m. Saturday.  The semi then overturned, crossed onto the northbound lanes, blocking all of the northbound lanes.

Another car crashed into a guardrail as it tried to avoid the semi crash. A second car crashed into the trailer.
None of the drivers were hurt during the crashes.

Some of the calves were killed in the crash and others were hurt, some suffering broken legs. The number of dead and injured calves has not been released yet.

CDOT was on scene Sunday morning repairing the guardrail and cleaning up the roadway. Fountain Fire Department was also on scene to help get the cattle out of the trailer. T-Cross Ranch is helping with relocating the cattle from the scene.

The northbound lanes of I-25 were closed from mile marker 122 (Pikes Peak International Raceway) to mile marker 128 while crews worked to clean up the scene and repair the guardrail. 

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