Interstate 70 closed both directions on Vail Pass |

Interstate 70 closed both directions on Vail Pass

Robert Allen
summit daily news

A 15-mile stretch of Interstate 70 between Copper Mountain and Vail closed in both directions at 12:45 p.m. after a 40-vehicle pileup occurred on the west side of the pass.

Traffic is detoured through Leadville via Highway 91 and Highway 24.

Summit County ambulance and fire services have been dispatched to assist.

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