The crash was reported by Aurora Police shortly after 5:30 am on Friday on the eastbound I-70 between East Colfax and Tower Road.
#APD TrafficAlert: WB I-70 on Tower Rd is closed due to a multiple vehicle collision involving a semi and a passenger car. Non-life-threatening injuries have also been reported for some drivers. There is no starting ETA at this time. All updates are here. pic.twitter.com/Z8dzwARtig
— Aurora Police Department (@AuroraPD) December 23, 2022
The westbound lane of Interstate 70 is closed in East Colfax, just west of 470, according to Denver 7 traffic expert Jason Louver.
Police tweeted that some of the drivers had non-life-threatening injuries.
Louvre says drivers in the area should travel from East Colfax to Tower Road and then back onto I-70.
This is our first look at the main wreck of EB 70 between East Colfax and Tower Road. WB 70 is closed at E Colfax just west of 470.
From Colfax take Tower Rd and turn right. This will take you back to I-70. EB70 in that area is open. pic.twitter.com/OBP7X6mLPj
— Jason Luver (@Denver7Traffic) December 23, 2022
There is no estimated time for the reopening of westbound lanes.
This is a developing news bulletin and will be updated.