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Semi's trailer disconnects, spilling rolling storage racks on I-25 and injuring 2 people

Southbound I-25 is currently closed to all traffic in the area
I-25 southbound crash July 25 2022_South Metro Fire Rescue
Posted at 2:24 PM, Jul 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-25 17:38:13-04

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — Two people were injured after a semi's trailer came loose, spilling rolling storage racks in the southbound lanes of Interstate 25 in Douglas County on Monday afternoon.

South Metro Fire Rescue and Colorado State Patrol in Castle Rock responded to the crash, which happened just south of Ridgegate Parkway, close to Sky Ridge Medical Center and Cabela's just before 12:30 p.m.

Firefighters worked to extricate one person. The adult was transported to a hospital with serious injuries, South Metro Fire Rescue said. Another adult had minor injuries.

South Metro Fire Rescue said the truck's trailer disconnected, broke open, and spilled rolling storage racks on the interstate.

I-25 southbound crash July 25 2022_South Metro Fire Rescue 2

According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, all southbound lanes closed after the crash and reopened around 3 p.m. Check COtrip for the latest road updates on this crash.