Eastbound I-70 reopens at Denver West following closure due to semi-truck fire


WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (KDVR) — The eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 reopened at the Denver West exit in Lakewood early Friday morning following a semi-truck fire.

The Wheat Ridge Police Department posted about the closure shortly after 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

WRPD said the fire was at I-70 and Highway 58. It has since been extinguished.

No one was injured in the crash and the semi was the only vehicle involved, police said.

WRPD said Youngfield Street was also closed in the area.

Fuel and hydraulic fluid spilled as a result of the crash.

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