Truck flips onto car on Colorado interstate during high winds

(Colorado State Patrol/ @CSP_Golden)

A tractor-trailer flipped on a vehicle traveling on a Colorado interstate during high winds Thursday, but no serious injuries were reported, officials said.

The crash occurred in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 near Georgetown around 10:45 p.m. local time, FOX 31 Denver reported.

Luckily everyone in the Volvo and got out
Traffic backed up during the research continues

CSP Golden (@CSP_Golden) March 9, 2017

The four people in the Volvo were able to get, and only the injuries incurred, the Colorado State Patrol said on Twitter.

I70 @ Georgetown
Road – only minor injuries
Thanks for everyone patient
High wind Advisory still in place

CSP Golden (@CSP_Golden) March 9, 2017

High winds in the area likely caused the truck to roll, according to the CSP.

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The portion of I-70 was closed for several hours as a result of the crash.

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