Update: At approximately 4:30PM CDOT opened eastbound I-70 at New Castle. Law enforcement had to complete a lengthy investigation after the crash that involved high speeds.
Slow traffic will remain in the area for a short time. Please drive carefully.
Around 12:00PM this afternoon CDOT closed Eastbound I-70 at New Castle to an accident just east of the New Castle.
Law enforcement continues to investigate the crash.
Traffic continues to backup due to the closure, Highway 6 is the detour. Exit at Silt or New Castle to continue east.
There is no anticipated time for eastbound I-70 to reopen.
We will update as more information becomes available.
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