Semi-truck, possible fuel tanker rollover in Beavertail Tunnel

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Photo: CDOT camera

DE BEQUE, Colo. — A semi-truck transporting diesel rolled over in De Buque Canyon’s Beavertail Tunnel on I-70 Wednesday afternoon. The tractor completely caught on fire.

A good Samaritan was first on scene and pulled the driver out of the truck. The male truck driver has been transported to St. Mary’s Hospital with unknown injuries.

The tunnel is closed until further notice. Eastbound Interstate 70 has an alternate route for traffic.

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