I-70 fully closed at 6th Avenue following fiery crash in Lakewood

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LAKEWOOD, Colo. — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is encouraging commuters to avoid Interstate 70 near Denver West Parkway on Friday morning following a deadly crash that involved multiple vehicles on Thursday.

Westbound lanes were open with detours in place, but at 6:30 a.m. CDOT said I-70 was closed in both directions between 6th Avenue and Denver West Parkway.

Multiple people were killed when 12 cars and three semi-trucks caught fire Thursday afternoon on eastbound Interstate 70.

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