Denver7 | TrafficTraffic News


Fatal crash closes eastbound lanes of I-70 near Genesee

Posted at 3:13 PM, Sep 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-10 17:45:50-04

IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. – A crash along I-70 near Genesee killed one and closed all eastbound lanes of the interstate Monday shortly before 3 p.m.

The rollover crash, which Colorado State Patrol says was reported at 2:42 p.m., also closed the left lane of the westbound portion of the highway.

According to the Colorado State Patrol, one person was pronounced dead at the scene. A second victim was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. Law enforcement authorities haven’t said how many vehicles are involved in the crash.

Drivers are advised to use U.S. Highway 6 through Clear Creek Canyon or Evergreen Parkway to avoid the crash and traffic. Click here for metro traffic conditions.