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I-270 reopens following multi-vehicle crash

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Posted at 5:46 AM, Nov 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-22 11:57:42-05

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – A crash involving several vehicles shut down all lanes of I-270 Wednesday morning.

Commerce City police said the collision occurred in the eastbound lanes of I-270 at Quebec.

Five vehicles were involved, according to Denver police -- two semi trucks and three cars.

Police said one person was taken to the hospital with potentially critical injuries.

All lanes of the interstate were closed between Vasquez and I-70. As of 8:15 a.m., the westbound lanes were open and the eastbound lanes were back open shortly after 9 a.m.

Several other crashes along I-70 also were contributing to backups during the morning commute.