Southbound I-25 back open south of Colorado Springs following a major crash

Semi crash closes southbound I-25 south of Colorado Springs.
Semi crash closes southbound I-25 south of Colorado Springs.(KKTV/Mike Petkash)
Published: Jun. 6, 2022 at 2:20 PM MDT|Updated: Jun. 6, 2022 at 7:14 PM MDT
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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - A serious crash closed southbound I-25 south of Colorado Springs on Monday for several hours.

According to Colorado State Patrol, the crash was reported at about 2:10 p.m. between US 85 and Ray Nixon Road. The crash involved multiple vehicles, including a semi.

Last time this article was updated, there were no reports of any serious injuries. At least one of the semis involved had a fuel leak, which led to a hazmat situation. State troopers believe the weather played a role in the crash as hail had moved into the area around that time.

According to a trooper at the scene, a total of seven vehicles were involved.

The highway was back open at about 6:45 p.m.

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