6:15 p.m. update

A crash shut down southbound Interstate 25 near North Gate Boulevard (exit 156A/156B), the Colorado Department of Transportation reported.


A crash between a truck hauling propane tanks and a Ford Escape caused a fuel spill Friday afternoon, closing lanes at Colorado 94 and Marksheffel Road.

The wreck was reported at 3:52 p.m., said Colorado State Patrol Trooper Gary Cutler.

Both drivers were taken to a hospital with minor injuries, the Colorado Springs Fire Department tweeted.

A hazmat team found that none of the 20-pound propane cylinders were compromised, the Fire Department tweeted.

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Ellie is a crime and breaking news reporter. She's a proud Midwesterner, stationery hoarder and Earl Grey tea enthusiast. After interning at The Gazette in 2015, she joined the newspaper's staff in 2016.

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