MORGAN COUNTY, Colo. — All lanes of Interstate 76 are closed near Brush in Morgan County after a tanker fell off a semi, went through a guard rail and caught fire early Tuesday morning, according to a preliminary investigation by Colorado State Patrol.
The interstate was closed from mile post 90 to 92 before reopening westbound lanes around 9:30 a.m. and eastbound lanes around 10:30 a.m.
Trooper Josh Lewis with CSP said a call about the crash came in around 12:35 a.m. The driver was able to escape the crash and fire without injury, he said.
I76 closed both directions from Milepost 90-92. Unknown reopening time. Please drive safe!! pic.twitter.com/3JGUaxgp4L— CSP Sterling (@CSP_Sterling) February 9, 2021
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