4 injured after truck flips into oncoming traffic on I-70 in Genesee

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GENESEE, Colo. — Four people were injured, at least three of them seriously, in a crash on Interstate 70 in Genesee on Monday afternoon, the Colorado State Patrol said.

The Colorado State Patrol said a Ford F-250 that was heading eastbound had a tire that failed and the truck entered the median. The truck rolled and struck a minivan in the westbound lanes.

Three people in the minivan and one person in the Ford were transported to the hospital, according to the CSP.

At least one person in the minivan was transported by helicopter, the Colorado State Patrol said. There were five people in the minivan.

The eastbound lanes of the interstate were closed for about an hour after the crash, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. The westbound lanes reopened about 5:20 p.m.