BERTHOUD, Colo. — One person was injured and southbound Interstate 25 was closed for several hours Monday morning after two semitrucks collided.
The crash happened before 3 a.m. and closed southbound traffic at the Berthoud exit at mile marker 250, the Colorado State Patrol said.
State patrol said a semitruck rear-ended another semitruck and burst into flames.
One man was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, but the extent of his injuries weren’t known.
There were boxes and debris littered all over the highway, and a cab of one of the semis was charred.
The interstate was expected to reopen by 7 a.m. but officials pushed that back to 9 a.m. and it wasn’t until 10:30 a.m. when one lane of traffic reopened.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.