Northbound I-25 reopens at Arapahoe after semitruck tips over, spills fuel

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DENVER — A semitruck crash shut down northbound Interstate 25 at East Arapahoe Road on Monday morning, South Metro Fire Rescue said.

The semi tipped over and spilled approximately 50 gallons of fuel on the interstate just before Orchard Road, according to South Metro Fire Rescue.

South Metro reported the crash at 11:30 a.m. but did not provide any other details.

It’s not known how many other vehicles might have been involved in the crash or if there are any injuries.

There is not word on how long the northbound lanes will remain closed, but multiple lanes are being blocked, the Colorado Department of Transportation said.

Extensive delays are expected and alternate routes are advised.

The highway reopened about 3 p.m.,