Westbound I-70 reopens after crash on Vail Pass

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SILVERTHORNE, Colo. — The westbound lanes of Interstate 70 reopened early Thursday morning after a crash on Vail Pass.

At 11:39 p.m., the Colorado Department of Transportation said westbound I-70 was closed west of Vail Pass summit, near mile marker 190.

Less than one hour earlier, the westbound lanes were also closed near the Eisenhower Tunnel because of a crash. That portion of the interstate reopened just before midnight.

Details were not available as to the severity of the crashes or whether anyone was injured.

The interstate reopened about 2:30 a.m.

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