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One lane of US 50 open east of Salida

Published On: Dec 05 2012 02:45:09 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 05 2012 07:01:25 PM CST
SALIDA, Colo. -

An accident involving a semi truck blocked both directions of US 50 about 10 miles east of Salida Wednesday afternoon.

One lane with alternating traffic re-opened around 5:00 P.M. but the Colorado Department of Transportation said drivers should continue to expect delays.

The Howard Fire Department tells KRDO NewsChannel 13 that a semi rolled over about a mile west of Howard.  The crash happened just before 1:30 p.m.

The semi was hauling plywood and crews are working to clean up the debris.  No one was injured in the crash. 

Colorado State Patrol advised drivers to use Highway 9 and 69 as alternate routes.

Stay with KRDO NewsChannel 13 and for updates.


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