Semi hits guardrail, shuts down I-70

A semi driver loses control…shutting down the eastbound lanes of interstate 70 overnight.
Officials say the driver side-swiped a guardrail in a construction zone near the Arlington Road exit.
Crews were called in to pump the diesel fuel from the tractor trailer’s tanks to avoid a possible fuel spill.
The road was closed for several hours overnight as crews worked to clear the scene and has since reopened. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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