Highway 24 reopened after being closed by traffic accident

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Westbound lanes of Highway 24 between 8th Street and 21st Street were shut down Saturday afternoon due to a traffic accident.

In a tweet, the Colorado Springs Police & Fire Communication Center reported the crash at 12:26 p.m.

About 20 minutes later, CSPD said that one lane heading westbound opened up near 8th Street.

No other details about what lead up to the accident were released.