2 Eastbound lanes on I-70 reopen after truck fire, downed tree

Posted at 3:55 PM, Aug 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-12 19:26:04-04

The eastbound lanes on I-70 in Howard County were closed to traffic Friday afternoon because of an accident involving a truck on fire and a downed tree, Howard County fire officials said.

Two lanes had reopened to traffic as of 3:59 p.m. Shortly before 4 p.m. the fire was out, but the tree needed to be removed from the road, according to Howard County Fire and EMS.

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