Two-Vehicle Crash Closes I-70 in Vail

  • 16 November 2019
Two-Vehicle Crash Closes I-70 in Vail

At 3:05 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, the Vail Police Department responded to a vehicle crash in the area of westbound I-70 at mile marker 177 after receiving several 911 calls. Two vehicles traveling westbound collided causing both vehicles to leave the road. One vehicle came to rest in the eastbound lanes of I-70 and the second vehicle came to rest on North Frontage Road. One occupant of each vehicle was ejected during the crash. 

The Vail Fire Department and Eagle County Paramedic Services rendered aid to several injured people and transported six patients to Vail Health.  

I-70 was closed for two-and-a-half hours and North Frontage Road was closed for about three hours while medical aid was provided and the crash was investigated. At this time, there is no update on the condition of the transported patients. 


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