Cement truck rolls into ditch, 1 rescued

Posted at 3:15 PM, Feb 25, 2016

One person was trapped when a cement truck went off the road and into a ditch on Thursday.

The victim was rescued and airlifted to a hospital in Boulder with serious injuries, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

The crash happened on Highway 7 at mile marker 28. That's near Lyons.

Highway 7 was closed between Lyons and Peak to Peak Highway.

The cement truck spilled a load of wet cement onto the highway, but the Colorado State Patrol said hazardous materials crews were not needed.

There's no word yet what caused the crash.


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