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UPDATE: Glenwood Canyon closed in both directions Wednesday afternoon due to 24-vehicle pileup

The usual parade of semis and other Interstate 70 traffic makes its way over the Grand Avenue Bridge into downtown Glenwood Springs Wednesday afternoon following an eastbound I-70 closure in Glenwood Canyon due to a multi-vehicle pileup.
John Stroud/Post Independent

UPDATE, 3:45 p.m.: Both directions of Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon are closed Wednesday afternoon after a pileup of 24 vehicles — 17 passenger and seven semitrucks.

The pileup is in eastbound traffic near mile marker 120, according to Colorado State Patrol Master Trooper Gary Cutler. Westbound is closed to enable access for emergency vehicles.

Eastbound is expected to be closed for at least three hours, with a possibility for westbound to open sooner, Cutler said at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.



At least 15 passenger vehicles and three semis are disabled. Four injuries were in early reports.

This a developing story and will be updated.




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