Crash Involving Three Tractor-Trailers Shuts Down Stretch of I-25 For Hours
Castle Rock, CO – A six-vehicle accident involving three tractor-trailers shut down a portion of Interstate 25 in Castle Rock for hours on Thursday.
According to the Colorado State Patrol (CSP), multiple big rigs collided with passenger vehicles on Thursday afternoon along I-25 northbound near the 172 mile marker.
CSP investigators have not yet said what led to the crash.
However, eyewitnesses indicated a lane closure a bit ahead stemming from another accident caused traffic to quickly narrow and likely contributed to the collision.
Traffic Advisory Update
I-25 Northbound at MP 172@CSP_CastleRock Troopers continue to clean up the multi car crash.
— CSP Castle Rock (@CSP_CastleRock) February 18, 2021
CSP posted images from the crash scene revealing at least two passengers vehicles crunched between big rigs.
The accident led to full closure of that stretch of I-25 northbound for approximately three hours.
Authorities have not yet provided any further details about the drivers involved.
TransportationNation.com will continue to monitor any new updates.