Lanes reopen on EB I-80 after FedEx truck crash


A stretch of eastbound Interstate 80 near Colfax was shut down for several hours Wednesday because of an overturned FedEx truck.

FedEx truck crash

A FedEx truck that overturned was blocking all eastbound lanes on Interstate 80 near Colfax. (Oct. 14, 2015)

The truck overturned about 6:20 a.m. Wednesday on I-80 at Secret Town. The truck was on its side and blocking all lanes of the interstate.

All lanes were reopened by 9 a.m.

A detour to Highway 174 toward Rollins Lake has been canceled.

Traffic on eastbound Interstate 80 was backed up for miles during the closure.

A truck driver who was on I-80 at the detour point told KCRA 3 that traffic didn't move for two hours.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Source of article click here: KCRA