Light snow/rain continue to develop along northern El Paso County, as well as wind picking up in this location. This trend will continue to extend to the south throughout the afternoon hours. Light snow accumulations and poor visibility will be possible for a time this afternoon and evening north of Colorado Springs and south/southwest of Pueblo. Blowing dust will be mostly likely on the Eastern Plains, where a Blowing Dust Advisory is in effect. Bottom-line, your Tuesday will feel (and look) a lot different than the past two days. Be prepared...
A semi-truck carrying lumber rolled over on I-25 in central Colorado Springs Saturday afternoon. The accident blocked lanes until nearly 10:45 p.m. Saturday night.
Southbound lanes were closed shortly after 5 p.m. at the scene of the crash in the southbound lanes near the Cimarron exit.
The driver lost control getting onto the highway from the Cimarron entrance ramp. He was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
The crash caused significant backups on the interstate. Southbound traffic was diverted off the highway at the Bijou exit during the clean up process.
Excessive speed and wind are being considered possible factors in the rollover.
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