An accident involving an SUV and a tractor-trailer has closed all but one westbound lane of Interstate 70 near Genesee on Monday afternoon.
All lanes of westbound I-70 were closed for a time to allow a flight for life helicopter to land. The State Patrol reported that the accident occurred about 4:30 p.m., and an extrication procedure was under way to evacuate the driver from the SUV. The driver has been airlifted to St. Anthony's Central Hospital.
For a time, westbound traffic was exiting at the Lookout Mountain exit to detour around the accident site.