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I-76 reopens following full closure near Brush for crash, fire involving semi, tanker

I-76 closure for semi/tanker crash and fire_Feb 9 2021
Posted at 7:44 AM, Feb 09, 2021

MORGAN COUNTY, Colo. — All lanes of Interstate 76 are closed near Brush in Morgan County after a tanker fell off a semi, went through a guard rail and caught fire early Tuesday morning, according to a preliminary investigation by Colorado State Patrol.

The interstate was closed from mile post 90 to 92 before reopening westbound lanes around 9:30 a.m. and eastbound lanes around 10:30 a.m.

Trooper Josh Lewis with CSP said a call about the crash came in around 12:35 a.m. The driver was able to escape the crash and fire without injury, he said.

This is a developing story.