2 injured after driver crashes semitruck into bridge on E-470 near DIA

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. -- Two people were injured when a driver in a semitruck hit a bridge on Wednesday morning near Denver International Airport, the Colorado State Patrol said.

The crash happened about 4 a.m. in the southbound lanes of E-470 at East 64th Avenue south of Pena Boulevard.

The two injured people were taken to a hospital with unknown injuries.

The truck was hauling dry wall that spilled onto the highway. Crews inspected the bridge and reported it was structurally sound.

Southbound lanes of E-470 were closed at 64th Avenue for about 11 hours. The highway reopened about 3 p.m.