CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. — The eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 are closed after a semi-truck struck a man and his pickup truck Thursday afternoon.
The pedestrian, who is a tow truck driver, was working on his own truck on the side of I-70 and suffered serious injuries, according to CSP. Troopers said drivers heading east toward Denver should expect significant delays.
CSP tweeted that eastbound truckers should pull over and park at chain-up stations to wait it out.
The eastbound closure is posted at Exit 205 at Silverthorne in Summit County. Eastbound US 6 at Loveland Pass was also closed at mile post 217, which is near Keystone.
The crash caused a diesel fuel spill, too.
There's no word on the semi driver's condition.
The cause of the crash is still being investigated.
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