Two ejected from vehicle in I-70 rollover

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UPDATE: CDOT reports all lanes of I-70 are open as of 11 a.m.

SILVERTHORNE, Colo. — The Colorado State Patrol is reporting that a one-vehicle rollover which ejected two parties from a vehicle temporarily closed westbound I-70 at the Eisenhower Tunnel.

The accident was reported by the Colorado Department of Transportation at 9:45 a.m. approximately two miles east of Silverthorne. State Patrol is reporting that two people were ejected from the vehicle when it rolled.

Both were transported to a local hospital with “serious body injuries.” The cause of the accident is under investigation.

The Eisenhower Tunnel was temporary closed going westbound. But as of 10:11 a.m., the the tunnel was completely reopened. Traffic was reduced to one lane at the scene of the accident near Silverthorne with “significant delays” in the area, according to CDOT.

Continue to check with CDOT for more updates on potential closures.

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