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E-470 back open after multi-vehicle crash

The crash happened Tuesday afternoon on southbound E-470 near the Peña Boulevard interchange.

DENVER — E-470 has reopened after an hourslong closure due to a multi-vehicle crash involving a semi Tuesday afternoon. 

The crash happened on southbound E-470 near the Peña Boulevard interchange, according to the official social media page for updates about E-470.

According to the Denver Police Department, one person was taken to the hospital. The extent of their injuries was not known. 

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It's unclear how many vehicles were involved. Southbound lanes of the toll road were shut down for several hours. One northbound lane was also blocked. The road fully reopened just before 6 p.m. 

Sky9 flew over the crash, and it appeared the semi-truck was headed north on E-470 and crossed the median into the southbound lanes.

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The Colorado State Patrol has taken over the crash investigation, DPD said. 

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