Interstate 70 was closed in both directions through Glenwood Canyon on Monday morning due to a 17-vehicle crash on the highway, according to the Colorado State Patrol.
Fifteen cars and two commercial motor vehicles were involved in the crash, officials said.
Emergency crews were on scene working to clear the incident, the state patrol said.
The closure is between exits 116 (Glenwood Springs) and 133 (Dotsero), according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.
Photos tweeted by Colorado State Patrol showed a mash-up of vehicles facing different directions and slick ice on the interstate.
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