Crash, fire blocks most lanes on westbound I-70 at Mount Vernon Canyon

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A fiery crash on westbound Interstate 70 blocked most lanes of the highway at Mount Vernon Canyon just west of Denver on Wednesday night.

It was a two-vehicle accident that sent two people to the hospital. One vehicle caught fire, a spokesman for the Colorado State Patrol said.

The conditions of the two people transported to the hospital were not released.