Tanker rollover closes highway north of Rifle for hours

Highway reopened at 12:30 a.m. Monday

RIFLE, Colo. - State Highway 13 reopened north of Rifle after a semi-tanker rolled over and caught fire late Sunday afternoon

The resulting blaze caught the nearby hillside on fire.

It was unknown if anyone was injured.

The highway was closed for six hours, ending at just before 12:30 a.m. Monday

The accident occurred at mile marker 8 on Highway 13.

The closures began at 5:30 p.m.

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