LAKEWOOD, Colo. (KDVR) – Authorities closed the ramp from northbound Highway 285 to westbound C-470 Tuesday morning as crews worked to free a trapped semi-truck driver and clean up a massive lumber spill.
Lakewood police said the semi failed to exit safely and the truck rolled over, spilling its cargo.
There also was a small fire that first responders were able to put out quickly.
West Metro Fire tweeted out photos of the scene (WARNING: images could be disturbing)
The driver of the semi-truck was taken out and transported to a hospital with moderate/non-life-threatening injuries.
No other vehicles were involved.