Eastbound I-70 reopens near Evergreen after accident

A rollover crash near the Chief Hosa exit closed eastbound Interstate 70 on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016.

A rollover crash near the Chief Hosa exit closed eastbound Interstate 70 on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016.

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Eastbound Interstate 70 was closed for about 40 minutes Tuesday because of a rollover accident, the Colorado State Patrol said.

The crash happened about 6:40 a.m. near the Chief Hosa exit. It’s the exit between the exits for Evergreen and Genesee.

A single vehicle rolled at least once and at least one person was injured, CSP said. It’s not known how many people were in the vehicle or the extent of their injuries.

Two lanes of the interstate reopened about 7:20 a.m.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.